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La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc

France, 1928 (MIFF 1952, Films From France)

Director: Carl Dreyer

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THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC

France, 1928
The most striking quality of Carl Dreyer's "The Passion of Joan of Arc" is its uniqueness in that no film before or since has been made with such complete singleness of purpose, and few directors hav… More »

VAMPYR

France, 1931
Inspiration for the story of Vampyr is credited to Sheridan le Fanu's "In a Glass Darkly". but only one story 'Carniilla" bears any relationship to the film. Rather than from any particular literary … More »

A DAY OF WRATH

Denmark, 1943
Carl Dreyer, creator of Jeanne D'Arc and the fantastic Vampyr, is that very rare person in films today — a moralist, classicist, and an incorruptible artist. From the novel by Anne Pedersdotter… More »

ORDET

Denmark, 1955
Dreyer has on occassion been described as the Kafka of the cinema. Both artists are devoted to bizarre and exceptional settings, both are decidedly anti-realists. The mental conflicts which motivate … More »

GAMES OF LOVE AND LONELINESS

Sweden, 1977
This co-production between Norway and Sweden is the first film that Anja Breien has made since Wives. She has adapted a novel by Hjalmar Soderberg. who also wrote 'Gertrud' from which Carl Dreyer's l… More »

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