The Passion of Joan of Arc ()

La passion de Jeanne d'Arc (original title)
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In 1431, Jeanne d'Arc is placed on trial on charges of heresy. The ecclesiastical jurists attempt to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions.


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Jeanne d'Arc (as Melle Falconetti)
Évêque Pierre Cauchon (Bishop Pierre Cauchon) (as Eugène Silvain)
Jean d'Estivet
Nicolas Loyseleur
Jean Massieu
Jean Lemaître
Jean d'Yd ...
Guillaume Evrard
Louis Ravet ...
Jean Beaupère (as Ravet)
Armand Lurville ...
Juge (Judge) (as André Lurville)
Jacques Arnna ...
Juge (Judge)
Juge (Judge)
Léon Larive ...
Juge (Judge)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Aymé ...
Juge (Judge) (uncredited)
Gilbert Dacheux ...
Juge (Judge) (uncredited)
Jean Lemaître (uncredited)
Paul Delauzac ...
Martin Ladvenu (uncredited)
Dimitri Dimitriev ...
Juge (Judge) (uncredited)
Fournez-Goffard ...
Juge (Judge) (uncredited)
Henri Gaultier ...
Juge (Judge) (uncredited)
Paul Jorge ...
Juge (Judge) (uncredited)
Marie Lacroix ...
Woman looking at the stake (uncredited)
Henri Maillard ...
Juge (Judge) (uncredited)
Raymond Narlay ...
Juge (Judge) (uncredited)

Directed by

Carl Theodor Dreyer ... (as Carl Th. Dreyer)

Written by

Joseph Delteil ... (writer)
Carl Theodor Dreyer ... (writer)

Music by

Jesper Kyd ... (2007 New Score)
Ole Schmidt ... (1982)
Victor Alix ... (uncredited)
Léo Pouget ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by

Rudolph Maté

Film Editing by

Marguerite Beaugé ... (uncredited)
Carl Theodor Dreyer ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by

Valentine Hugo

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Ralph Christian Holm ... assistant director
Paul La Cour ... assistant director

Art Department

Jean Hugo ... settings
Hermann Warm ... settings

Additional Crew

Pierre Champion ... historial advisor
Carl Theodor Dreyer ... title designer (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

Giovanna is taken to the Inquisition court. . After the accusation of blasphemy continues to pray in ecstasy . A friar thinks that Giovanna is a saint, but is taken away by the soldiers. Giovanna sees a cross in the shadow and feels comforted. She is not considered a daughter of God but a daughter of the devil and is sentenced to torture. Giovanna D 'Arco says that even if she dies she will not deny anything. The eyes are twisted by terror in front of the torture wheel and faint. Giovanna is taken to a bed where they are bleeding. Giovanna feels that she is about to die and asks to be buried in a consecrated area. Giovanna burns at the stake while devoted ladies cry. Written by luigicavaliere

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Also Known As
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc (World-wide, English title)
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc (Canada, English title)
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc (United States)
  • The Immortal Saint (United States)
  • Joan of Arc (United Kingdom)
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  • 110 min
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Trivia After completing the original cut of the film, director Carl Theodor Dreyer learned that the entire master print had been accidentally destroyed. With no ability to re-shoot, Dreyer re-edited the entire film from footage he had originally rejected. See more »
Goofs In the 15th century, a priest can be seen wearing a Jesuit robe. The Jesuit order was founded in the 16th century. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into From Camille to Joan of Arc (1961). See more »
Soundtracks Voices of Light See more »
Quotes Jeanne d'Arc: Dear God, I accept my death gladly but do not let me suffer too long. Will I be with You tonight in Paradise?
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