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Procès de Jeanne d'Arc

Robert Bresson France, 1962

comeandsee's rating of the film The Trial of Joan of Arc

the only way that bresson could get away with dismissing dreyer's earlier film, would be if he topped it. and good thing he did. it is bare, stripped back and simple, but also a masterpiece. the non actors are all amazing, you could hardly tell the difference. his editing and composition is a master at the top. when it comes to religion in cinema, bresson must be the king.