About

A classic of the silent age, this film tells the story of the doomed but ultimately canonized 15th-century teenage warrior. On trial for claiming she'd spoken to God, Jeanne d'Arc is subjected to inhumane treatment and scare tactics at the hands of church court officials. Initially bullied into changing her story, Jeanne eventually opts for what she sees as the truth. Her punishment, a famously br...

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Directed by

Carl Theodor Dreyer

Written by

Carl Theodor Dreyer (Screenplay)
Joseph Delteil (Screenplay)

Runtime

82 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Tagline

An Immortal Screen Classic that will live Forever!

Cast

Keywords

silent film trial religion mental illness judge torture chamber court case suffering sentence catholicism forgery joan of arc judiciary woman martyr heresy dove masterpiece burning at stake holy communion bloodletting

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