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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.

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General Note: Based on the play: L'affaire Danton / by Stanisława Przybyszewska.
Originally issued as 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.
Title from web page.
In French with English subtitles.
Winner, Prix Louis Delluc: Andrzej Wajda, 1982; Meilleur réalisateur (Best Director): Andrzej Wajda--César Awards, 1983; Best Foreign Language Film: Margaret Ménégoz, Barbara Pec-Slesicka, Andrzej Wajda--BAFTA Film Awards, 1984.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematographer, Igor Luther ; editor, Halina Prugar-Ketling ; music, Jean Prodromides.
Participant or Performer Note: Gerard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Patrice Chereau, Roger Planchon, Jacques Villeret, Angela Winkler, Boguslaw Linda.
Summary, etc.: 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.
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DVD.
Language Note:
In French with English subtitles.
Awards Note:
Winner, Prix Louis Delluc: Andrzej Wajda, 1982; Meilleur réalisateur (Best Director): Andrzej Wajda--César Awards, 1983; Best Foreign Language Film: Margaret Ménégoz, Barbara Pec-Slesicka, Andrzej Wajda--BAFTA Film Awards, 1984.
Subject: France History Reign of Terror, 1793-1794 Drama
France History 1789-1799, Revolution Drama
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
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