Danton Movie Review 1982

Information and Film Reviews for Danton the Movie

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A sweeping account of the reign of terror following the French Revolution. Focuses on the title character (wonderfully portrayed by Depardieu) and is directed with searching parallels to modern-day Poland by that country's premier filmmaker, Andrzej Wajda. Well-done period sets round out a memorable film. In French with English subtitles.


Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS
Running time 136 minutes.
Originally from Polish, French.

Cast and Crew

Historical Drama, Period Piece: 18th Century, War, General, France, 4 Bones
Jean-Claude Carriere, Agnieszka Holland, Boleslaw Michalek, Jacek Gasiorowski, Andrzej Wajda
Gerard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Patrice Chereau, Angela Winkler, Boguslaw Linda
Andrzej Wajda
Les Films Du Losange Maragret Meneg


British Acad. 1983: Foreign Film; Cesar 1983: Director (Wajda); Montreal World Film Fest. 1983: Actor (Depardieu).

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