• Arthur Honegger

    Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher - DVD

    Marion Cotillard, Jean-Pierre Loisil, Marc Soustrot, Barcelona Symphony & Catalonia National Orchestra, Xavier Gallais

    Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher - DVD 1 dvd Alpha 708
    Alpha Classics

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MARION COTILLARD at the stake in the role of Joan of Arc

Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher, written by the Swiss composer Arthur Honegger in 1938, is a fascinating oratorio. The text by Paul Claudel is constructed like a flashback, in which Joan looks back over her life just before she dies. Marion Cotillard plays Joan with an intensity and sincerity that leap from the screen. The last moments of the martyr’s life, illustrated by the evocative and innovative music of Honegger, resound like a heartrending cry. With an exceptional cast of performers, this live recording offers a gripping new version of one of the masterpieces of twentieth-century music.

‘This role is one of the most exciting acting experiences I have ever had.’

Marion Cotillard

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