Danton

Danton

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Product Details

Release Date: 03/31/2009
UPC: 0715515042819
Original Release: 1982
Rating: NR
Source: Criterion
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 2:16:00
Sales rank: 8,302

Special Features

Disc One:; ; Original Theatrical Trailer; New and Improved English Subtitle translation ; ; Disc Two:; ; Video 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; ; Plus: A booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Leonard Quart

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gérard Depardieu Danton
Wojciech Pszoniak Robespierre
Patrice Chéreau Camille Desmoulins
Angela Winkler Lucile Desmoulins
Boguslaw Linda Saint-Just
Roland Blanche Lacroix
Anne Alvaro Eleonore Duplay
Roger Planchon Fouquier Tinville
Serge Merlin Philippeaux
Lucien Melki Fabre d'Eglantine
Andrzej Seweryn Bourdon
Franciszek Starowieyski David
Emmanuelle Debever Louison Danton
Jerzy Trela Billaud-Varenne
Tadeusz Huk Couthon
Jacques Villeret Westermann
Alain Mace Heron
Krzysztof Globisz Amar
Ronald Guttman Herman
Stephane Jobert Panis
Marian Kociniak Lindet
Marek Kondrat Barere De Vieuzad
Leonard Pietraszak Carnot
Angel Sedgwick Frere d'Eleonore
Jean-Loup Wolff Herault de Seychelles
Vladimir Yordanoff Chef des gardes
Malgorzata Zajaczkowska Servante des Duplay
Gerard Hardy Tallien
Czeslaw Wollejko Vadier

Technical Credits
Andrzej Wajda Director,Screenwriter
Jean-Claude Carrière Screenwriter
Yvonne Sassinot de Nesle Costumes/Costume Designer
Alain Depardieu Production Manager
Jacek Gasiorowski Screenwriter
Dominique Hennequin Sound/Sound Designer
Agnieszka Holland Screenwriter
Marie-Christine Lafosse Casting
Igor Luther Cinematographer
Margaret Menegoz Producer
Boleslaw Michalek Screenwriter
Jean Prodromides Score Composer
Halina Prugal-Ketling Editor
Jackie Raynal Makeup
Jean-Pierre Ruh Sound/Sound Designer
Emmanuel Schlumberger Producer
Allan Starski Art Director,Set Decoration/Design
Gilles Vaster Art Director
Piotr Zawadzki Sound/Sound Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Danton
1. Opening Credits [1:50]
2. Paris, Spring 1794, Year Two of the Republic [7:06]
3. Le vieux Cordelier [3:44]
4. "Danton Is Back" [4:52]
5. The Committee of Public Safety [6:36]
6. Danton Advises Restraint [6:57]
7. Jubilation at the Convention [3:42]
8. The Dinner [5:13]
9. After-Dinner Conversation [10:34]
10. Robespierre and Desmoulins [6:28]
11. An Order Goes Out [7:34]
12. The Arrest [9:06]
13. Outrage at the Convention [:46]
14. "Camille is Not at Home [10:27]
15. The Tribunal [5:48]
16. Robespierre Models for David [8:34]
17. Danton's Monologue [6:19]
18. Confession to a Plot [8:33]
19. "You Feel Nothing When the Blade Drops" [8:20]
20. The Right of Man [7:07]
21. End Credits [3:30]
1. Color Bars [3:23]

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Danton 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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A fascinating speculation on the motives and personalities of two major figures in the French Revolution (Danton and Robespierre) and the various dynamics that led eventually to the rise of Napoleon.
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