Films byTexts by La passion de Jeanne d’Arc
FILM
Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928, 110’

“The reality of The Passion of Joan of Arc was so palpable that in 1929, five hundred years after the actual event, when this amazing cinematic attempt to probe into layers of the past – stripping a historic occurrence bare – was shown in New York City, two spectators died in their seats