Danton

TitleDanton
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1983
AuthorsWajda, Andrzej
Running Time2h 16m
Date Released01/12/1983
DistributorGaumont
CountryFrance
Publication LanguageFrench
Abstract

The film, directed by Andrzej Wajda, portrays the conflict between the rival Jacobine revolutionary leaders Maximilien Robespierre (1758–94) and Georges Danton (1759–94). The film is an adaptation of the 1929 play The Danton Case by Stanisława Przybyszewska, who wrote the play in 1928/29, after many years of studying the French Revolution (1789–99). In 1793, Danton, a champion-of-the-people, clashed against Robespierre and other radicals in the Jacobine party. In the end, Danton was guillotined in 1794 by the advocates of revolutionary terror after accusations of venality and leniency toward the enemies of the Revolution.

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