About the film
musical biography joan of arc
Joan of Arc at the Stake
Release Date: December 20, 1954
|Production Companies||:||Franco London Films, Produzioni Cinematografiche Associate|
|Producers||:||Giorgio Criscuolo, Franco Francese|
|Writers||:||Roberto Rossellini, Paul Claudel|
Joan of Arc is being burned alive for heresy. In a kind of dream state, she departs from her body and begins to look back upon her life. She begins this journey in a depressed and demoralized state. However, a priest appears to help guide her. First, he shows her those that accused her in the guise of animal characters, in order to show her their true nature. Then, he shows her the good that she has performed for people. In the end, she is proud of what she has done and is ready to face the flames.