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The true story of the conflict between Danton and Robespierre, the leaders of the French Revolution.

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Dimitri Buchowetzki (screenplay), Georg Büchner (play) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Emil Jannings ... Danton
Werner Krauss ... Robespierre
Ossip Runitsch ... Desmoulins
Ferdinand von Alten Ferdinand von Alten ... Herault-Séchelles
Eduard von Winterstein Eduard von Winterstein ... Gen. Westermann
Charlotte Ander ... Lucile Desmoulins
Maly Delschaft ... Julia
Hilde Woerner ... Babette
Hugo Döblin Hugo Döblin ... Henriot
Friedrich Kühne Friedrich Kühne ... Fouquier-Tinville
Robert Scholz Robert Scholz ... St. Just
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hans Dreier
Albert Florath Albert Florath
Fritz Kortner
Conrad Veidt
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The true story of the conflict between Danton and Robespierre, the leaders of the French Revolution.

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Germany

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German

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4 December 1921 (USA) See more »

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All for a Woman See more »

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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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27 October 2005 | by CineanalystSee all my reviews

This adaptation of Büchner's play, which fictionalizes the French Revolutionary power struggle between Danton and Robespierre, is competently made, but is empty. The film isn't particularly interesting, nor did it involve me deeply. I feel rather indifferent towards the entire production, which I think odd considering the film's source and that it's star driven, featuring Emil Jannings and Werner Krauss in the main roles. Director Dimitri Buchowetzki gives it a quick pacing, but that's noticeable rather than salient. The following year, Buchowetzki adapted "Othello" with the same two stars, and in that film, they shine. "Danton", an empty film, may be seen as a trial run in this respect.


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