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Danton [videorecording] / Janus Films ; 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 presentent ; un film d'Andrzej Wajda ; scénario Jean-Claude Carriere , avec la collaboration de Andrezej Wajda ... [et al.] ; une production Margaret Menegoz, Les Films du losange.

Publication:
[United States] : Criterion Collection, c2009.
Series:
Criterion collection; 464.
The Criterion collection ; 464
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([12] p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 19 cm.).
Subjects:
Przybyszewska, Stanisława, 1901-1935 -- Film adaptations.
Danton, Georges Jacques, 1759-1794.
Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794.
Sansculottes -- Drama.
Revolutionaries -- France -- Drama.
France -- History -- Reign of Terror, 1793-1794 -- Drama.
France -- Politics and government -- 1789-1799 -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Film adaptations.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, French.
Motion pictures, Polish.
Motion pictures, German.
Language:
In French; optional English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital monaural.
Summary:
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.
Contents:
Disc 1. [The feature]
disc 2. The supplements.
Participant:
Gerard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Patrice Chereau, Roger Planchon, Jacques Villeret, Angela Winkler, Boguslaw Linda.
Credits:
Cinematographer, Igor Luther; editor, Halina Prugar-Ketling; music, Jean Prodromides.
Notes:
Based on the play Sprawa Dantona / [by] Stanisława Przybyszewska.
Videodisc release of the 1983 version of the motion picture produced in 1982.
Aspect ratio 1.66:1.
Special features: 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.
Contributor:
Wajda, Andrzej, 1926- , Adapter, Screenwriter, Director
Menegoz, Margaret. , Producer
Carrière, Jean-Claude. , Adapter, Screenwriter
Depardieu, Gérard, 1948- , Actor
Pszoniak, Wojciech, 1942- , Actor
Chéreau, Patrice. , Actor
Planchon, Roger, 1931- , Actor
Villeret, Jacques. , Actor
Winkler, Angela, 1944- , Actor
Linda, Bogusław. , Actor
Prodromidès, Jean. , Composer
Przybyszewska, Stanisława, 1901-1935. , Author
Films du losange (Firm). , Producer
Gaumont (Firm). , Producer
TF1 Films Production. , Producer
Film Polski. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Janus Films. , Distributor
ISBN:
9781604651263
1604651261
OCLC:
294967115
Publisher Number:
715515042819
CC1799D Criterion Collection
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