Runtime : 136 min
Genre : Biography | Drama | History
Movie Release : 12 January 1983 (France)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
Writers: Jean-Claude Carrière (scenario), Stanislawa Przybyszewska (based on the play by: “L’Affaire Danton/Sprawa Dantona”).
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Anne Alvaro
Country: France | Poland
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.
Danton Movie Trailer