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Danton

(DVD - 2009 - French)
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Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Robespierre and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution.
Title: Danton
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Publisher: [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2009]
Notes: Special features: New high-definition digital transfer; interviews with director Andrzej Wajda, screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière, and Polish film critic Jerzy Plazewski; Wajda's "Danton", a 42-minute behind-the-scenes documentary on the making of the film; original theatrical trailer; new and improved English subtltle translation; new essay by film scholar Leonard Quart
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983
Based on the play: L'affaire Danton / by Stanisława Przybyszewska
Summary: Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Robespierre and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution.
Awards & Distinctions: Prix Louis Delluc, 1982
BAFTA Film Award: Best Foreign Language Film, 1984
César: Best Director, 1983
Local Note: (7/09) mp
ISBN: 9781604651263
Branch Call Number: DVD F DAN French
Statement of Responsibility: Gaumont, une coproduction Franco Polonaise, Gaumont-TFl Films production, S.F.P.C.-T.M ; avec la participation du Ministere de la culture, Paris, et Films Polski ; un film d'Andrzej Wajda ; scénario Jean-Claude Carriere ; une production Margaret Menegoz, Les Films du losange
Current Frequency: v
Organization of Materials: d
Credits: Cinematographer, Igor Luther ; editor, Halina Prugar-Ketling ; music, Jean Prodromides.
Performers: Gerard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Patrice Chereau, Roger Planchon, Jacques Villeret, Angela Winkler, Boguslaw Linda.
System Details: DVD
Other Language: In French with optional English subtitles
Subject Headings: Motion pictures, French Foreign films France Fiction films Biographical films Historical films Feature films France History Reign of Terror, 1793-1794 Drama Revolutionaries France Drama Danton, Georges Jacques, 1759-1794 Drama
Topical Term: Motion pictures, French
Foreign films
Fiction films
Biographical films
Historical films
Feature films
Revolutionaries
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