Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

 

 

 

Director:     Carl Theodor Dreyer.

Starring:     Maria Falconetti (Jeanne d'Arc), Eugene Silvain (Évêque Pierre Cauchon, Bishop Pierre Cauchon), André Berley (Jean d'Estivet), Maurice Schutz (Nicolas Loyseleur), Antonin Artaud (Jean Massieu), Michel Simon (Jean Lemaître), Jean d'Yd (Guillaume Evrard), Louis Ravet (Jean Beaupère).

Country:  French film

Based in part on the actual transcripts of the historical trial, this is the story of Joan of Arc (Maria Falconetti) during the time of her inquisition, trial, and finally her execution.  

 

 

 

Spoiler Warning:

 

 

 


Historical Background:

 

See The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999).

 

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