Passion of Joan of Arc, The (SILENT): The Criterion Collection

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Passion of Joan of Arc, The (SILENT): The Criterion Collection

With its stunning camerawork and striking compositions, Carl Th. Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc convinced the world that movies could be art. Renee Falconetti gives one of the greatest performances ever recorded on film, as the young maiden who died for God and France. Long thought to have been lost to fire, the original version was miraculously found in perfect condition in 1981 - in a Norwegian mental institution. Criterion is proud to present this milestone of silent cinema in a new special edition featuring composer Richard Einhorn's Voices of Light, an original opera/oratorio inspired by the film.

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  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Aug 13 1999
  • Production Year 1928
  • Empire SKU 7980
  • UPC Code 037429139820
  • Studio  Criterion
  • Packaging Keep
  • Number of Discs 1
  • Disc SS-SL
  • Subtitles English and French

Features

Richard Einhorn's Voices of Light: A choral and orchestral work performance by vocal group Anonymous 4, soloist Susan Narucki and the Radio Netherlands Philharmonic and Choir
Audio essay by Casper Tybjerg, a Dreyer scholar from the University of Copenhagen
An extensive production design archive
A history of Passion's many versions, with clips
Audio interview excerpts with the star's daughter, Helene Falconetti
An essay by Richard Einhorn on Joan of Arc and Voices of Light, plus a video essay on the music's production
Voices of Light libretto booklet, including the medieval texts used in Einhorn's composition

Audio/Video

  • Audio
    English Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Video
    Standard 1.33:1 B&W

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