Wow. If Maria Falconetti’s performance as Joan doesn’t move you in a significant way then I would suggest contacting a therapist or, perhaps, an undertaker. I can honestly say that I’ve never been more captured and entranced by a performance than by what I have just witnessed by Falconetti, (which is saying something indeed when you consider this is a silent picture!) Richard Einhorn’s “Voices of Light” score, recorded years after the film’s completion, just adds to the everlasting beauty.
Marks out of ten – Ten