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The Passion of Joan of Arc (Silent): The Criterion Collection DVD

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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.
Technical Specs
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 82 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Studio: Criterion
  • DVD Release Date: October 19, 1999
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Subtitles: English, French
  • Audio:
    ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Color: Black & White
  • Includes:
    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
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Excellent film.

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  • Original

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