The Love of Jeanne Ney [DVD] [1927]

G.W. Pabst's 1927 silent film The Love of Jeanne Ney comes to DVD for the first time in the U.S. from Kino Video with a standard full-frame transfer in black-and-white. Timothy Brock's full orchestral score by the Olympia Chamber Orchestra has been remastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are neither subtitles nor special features.
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Overview

Synopsis

The Love of Jeanne Ney
Before plunging headlong into the Freudian sexuality of Pandora's Box, German filmmaker G. W. Pabst offered the impressionistic social document Die Liebe der Jeanne Ney (The Love of Jeanne Ney). Based on a sturm-und-drang story by Ilya Ehrenberg, the film travels from the Crimea to Paris and back again in unfolding a sprawling tale of sociological upheaval. The events are seen through the eyes of Jeanne Ney (Edith Hehanne), who is forced to flee her Russian homeland when her Communist lover kills her diplomat father. The romance between Jeanne and her politicized paramour irrevocably links the lure of radicalism with the call of the flesh. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Image coming soon
    Sig Arno - Ney's Detective
  • Brigitte Helm
    Brigitte Helm - Gabrielle
  • Uno Henning
    Uno Henning - Andreas Labov
  • Hans Jaray
    Hans Jaray - Poitras
  • Image coming soon
    Edith Jehanne - Jeanne Ney
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