Musée d'Orsay: Judith of Bethulia

Judith of Bethulia

David W. Griffith
1913. USA. Silent
45 mins

Griffith's first historical recreation, influenced by the Italian cinema aesthetic and by 19th century history paintings, featuring a Judith unsettled by the grandeur of Holofernes.

With musical accompaniment by:
Sandrine Marchetti, piano
Matteo Bortone, contrebasse