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In The Nursery / The Passion of Joan of Arc

France / 1928 / Dir. Carl Theodore Dreyer / 1hr 25mins

World Premiere

Date / Wed 16 April
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Sheffield Cathedral

One of the finest achievements of the silent film era, Dreyer’s portrayal of Joan of Arc tells the story of the nineteen year old girl who rode in front of her countrymen to lead France to victory at Orleans.

Marie Falconetti brilliantly plays the central role and Dreyer uses extraordinary, expressive close-ups to create this moving and intense filmic experience.

In The Nursery, featuring twin brothers Klive & Nigel Humberstone, use state of the art music technology with an orchestral style, to produce haunting soundtracks. Immerse yourself in the evocative setting of Sheffield Cathedral and bring your Kleenex...


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