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Passion Of Joan Of Arc (The)

France, French, 110 mins

Original Title

La passion de Jeanne d'Arc
  • Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer
  • Writer: Joseph Delteil; Carl Theodor Dreyer

CGiii Comment

Why this is in the top 250 films of all time...........is a mystery.
 
It's terrible...........a tedious stream of close-ups of a rather butch and tearful woman interspersed with close-ups of old, angry men.............where's the art in that for Christ's sake?
 
Just because it's old doesn't mean it's good.

Overrated by the usual pseudo-film-intellectuals.

Cast & Characters

Maria Falconetti as Jeanne d'Arc;
Eugene Silvain as Évêque Pierre Cauchon;
Andre Berley as Jean d'Estivet;
Maurice Schutz as Nicolas Loyseleur;
Antonin Artaud as Jean Massieu;
Michel Simon as Jean Lemaître;
Jean d'Yd as Guillaume Evrard;
Louis Ravet as Jean Beaupère;
Armand Lurville as Juge;
Jacques Arnna as Juge;
Alexandre Mihalesco as Juge;
Leon Larive as Juge;
Jean Ayme as Juge;
Gilbert Dacheux as Juge;
Gilbert Dalleu as Jean Lemaitre

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