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DVD, Videorecording, Projected Medium, Visual Materials
Call Number:
DVD FRENCH P
Publisher, Date:
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c1999.
Description:
1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 libretto (25 p. ; 16 cm.).
Summary:
Dramatization of the life of Joan of Arc centering on her trial and execution.
Series:
The Criterion collection ; 62
The Classic collection
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Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picture in France in 1928.
"The Cinémathèque française presents a film restored in 1985."
Optional soundtrack features Richard Einhorn's oratorio "Voices of light" inspired by the silent motion picture and performed by Anonymous 4, Susan Narucki, the Netherlands Radio Choir and the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic.
Special features: an extensive production design archive; Audio essay / Casper Tybjerg, a Dreyer scholar from the University of Copenhagen; a history of Passion's many versions, with clips; audio interview with Falconetti's daughter; an essay by Richard Einhorn on Joan of Arc and Voices of Light; Voices of Light libretto booklet, including the medieval texts used in Einhorn's composition.
Photography, Rudolph Maté; music, Richard Einhorn.
Renée Falconetti, Eugène Silvain, André Berley, Maurice Schutz, Antonin Artaud, Gilbert Dalleu, Jean d'Yd, Lois Ravet.
DVD format ; Dolby digital 5.1 ; (1.33:1).
Silent film with French intertitles, optional English subtitles and optional oratorio soundtrack sung in Latin and French.
Contents:
La passion de Jeanne d'Arc (82 min.) -- Richard Einhorn's Voices of light : a choral and orchestral work / performed by vocal group Anonymous 4, soloist Susan Narucki, and the Radio Netherlands Philharmonic and Choir -- Audio essay / Casper Tybjerg, a Dreyer scholar from the University of Copenhagen -- A history of Passion's many versions, with clips -- Audio interview excerpts with the star's daughter, Hélène Falconetti -- An essay by Richard Einhorn on Joan of Arc and Voices of light, plus a video essay on the music's production -- Restoration.
ISBN:
0780022343
9780780022348
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1999

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