The Oppression of the Feminine in ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc’

Joan looks upwards, childlike expression.
Close up of Joan with a longing in her eyes.
Close up of Joan, looking somewhat confident but enigmatic.
A young monk wipes away a tear from Joan’s cheek.
An old woman brings Joan water as she approaches the scaffold surrounded by soldiers.
A judge who had previously spat on Joan is now crying.



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Derek Kirkup

Derek Kirkup


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