Gender Oppression in ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc’

Joan looks down despairingly.
Joan looking apprehensive as a soldier stands vacantly in the background.
The camera looks up at a judge looking down on Joan, spitting on her.
Camera looks up at a judge with a patronising look on his face
Joan overshadowed by jailer, her head shaved and dressed in a drab robe with defeated posture. she exits her cell to make her way to the scaffold.
Close up of Joan, wide eyed and innocent expression.
Joan clings to a metal cross as she approaches the scaffold.



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Derek Kirkup

Derek Kirkup


Film Composer. Life Muser. Soul Searcher. Occasional musings on creativity, self-development, music, art and film.