Revisiting ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc’

Still from The Passion of Joan of Arc. Joan looks despairing, dressed in a fake crown.

This is the first in a series of blog posts charting my journey in composing a new score for “The Passion of Joan of Arc” (Dir. Carl Th. Dreyer, 1928). As I write about my journey and relationship with this film I hope to bring it to a new audience, shedding light on its significance for those unfamiliar with it, bringing new perspectives to existing fans and reaching deeper levels of understanding and relationship