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Title Danton [videorecording] / 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.

Imprint [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    DAN    Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 464
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 464.
Note Based on the play: L'affaire Danton / by Stanisława Przybyszewska.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
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.
Credits Cinematographer, Igor Luther ; editor, Halina Prugar-Ketling ; music, Jean Prodromides.
Cast Gerard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Patrice Chereau, Roger Planchon, Jacques Villeret, Angela Winkler, Boguslaw Linda.
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.
System Details DVD; mono.
Language In French with English subtitles.
Subject Danton, Georges Jacques, 1759-1794 -- Drama.
Revolutionaries -- France -- Drama.
France -- History -- Reign of Terror, 1793-1794 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films
Fiction films
Added Author Depardieu, Gérard, 1948- Actor.
Pszoniak, Wojciech, 1942- Actor.
Chéreau, Patrice. Actor.
Planchon, Roger, 1931-2009. Actor.
Villeret, Jacques. Actor.
Winkler, Angela, 1944- Actor.
Linda, Bogusław. Actor.
Wajda, Andrzej, 1926- Director.
Carrière, Jean-Claude. Screenwriter.
Przybyszewska, Stanisława, 1901-1935. Affaire Danton.
Films du losange (Firm)
Gaumont (Firm)
TF1 Films Production.
Film Polski.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 9781604651263
Standard No. 715515042819

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