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Danton (1983)

PG  |   |  Biography, Drama, History  |  12 January 1983 (France)
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Action opens in November of 1793, with Danton returning to Paris from his country retreat upon learning that the Committee for Public Safety, under Robespierre's incitement, has begun a ... See full summary »

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Anne Alvaro ...
Éléonore Duplay
Roland Blanche ...
Lacroix
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Camille Desmoulins (as Patrice Chereau)
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Tadeusz Huk ...
Stéphane Jobert ...
Panis
Marian Kociniak ...
Lindet
Marek Kondrat ...
Barère de Vieuzac
Boguslaw Linda ...
Alain Macé ...
Héron (as Alain Mace)
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Action opens in November of 1793, with Danton returning to Paris from his country retreat upon learning that the Committee for Public Safety, under Robespierre's incitement, has begun a series of massive executions, The Terror. Confident in the peoples' support, Danton clashes with his former ally, but calculating Robespierre soon rounds up Danton and his followers, tries them before a revolutionary tribunal and dipatches them to the guillotine. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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The part of famous painter Jacques-Louis David is played by a real painter, Franciszek Starowieyski. See more »

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Danton: Show my head to the people. It is worth seeing.
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Very strong
6 July 2000 | by (Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada) – See all my reviews

French cinema had always been very strong when comes the time to present historical subjects. 95 % of the time, they never make errors. This film is of one of the best of the genre, due to very very strong acting by Depardieu and Pszoniak. Wajda work, as the director, is truly a wonder. Everyone should see this great film.


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