Overall Rank: 580
Average Rating: 3.1/4
# of Ratings: 58
Theatrical Release Date: 03/28/1929
Genre: Drama, Historical
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer
Actors: Maria Falconetti, Eugene Silvain, André Berley, Maurice Schutz, Antonin Artaud, Michel Simon
Plot: Silent French film about the trial and execution of St. Joan of Arc.
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 05/29/2012
Joan (Maria Falconetti) is on trial and claims to be on a mission by God to drive the English from France. Performance from Falconetti was authentic and score wonderful. Pace was not that enticing and backdrop not as impressive. Camera direction was superb with close-ups and overhead shots. Topics on morality and religion were exemplefied. Passion of Joan of Arc, The (passion de Jeanne d'Arc, La) is a descent look at one of the influentual films based on acting and direction.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 07/11/2011
An emotionally-wrenching drama that is marked by the director's choice of shooting the most intense dramatic scenes in close-up. A masterful tale of dedication that still holds up today.
Allison - wrote on 03/19/2008
I really love Joan of Arc but Renee Maria Falconetti freaks me out. I really cannot stand this version of Joan of Arc. Dreyer has much better movies.
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SteelCity99 - wrote on 04/25/2018
If any critic, filmmaker or movie lover were ever put in a situation where he/she needs to prove to someone else that cinema was once an art form and that, nowadays, cinema actually ends up being a true art form several times, mostly because of the pretentious and empty garbage that has been made principally for the last two decades which has given the impression that cinema was only created for entertainment purposes, the silent classic that this person needs to show is La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc, from the acclaimed director Carl Theodor Dreyer. La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc is a classic and a cinematographic legend in absolutely every single aspect. It represents the maximum capacity of perfection that the Seventh Art can really reach. It is not only one of the best movies of all time, …
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