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Danton

Danton

A Feature film by Andrzej Wajda

Produced by Gaumont, Les Films du Losange

Release in France : 12/01/1983

    Synopsis

    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.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (22)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producers :

    Gaumont, Les Films du Losange

    Foreign production company :

    Film Polski

    French distribution :

    Gaumont

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (17)

    Executive Producers :

    Emmanuel Schlumberger, Margaret Menegoz, Barbara Pec-Slesicka

    Author of original work :

    Stanislawa Przybyszewska

    Director of Photography :

    Igor Luther

    Assistant Operator :

    Guillaume Schiffman

    Editor :

    Halina Prugar-Ketling

    Production Designer :

    Allan Starski

    Music Composer :

    Jean Prodomidès

    Costume designer :

    Yvonne Sassinot de Nesle

    Still Photographers :

    Renata Pajchel, Georges Pierre

    Assistant directors :

    Elsa Chabrol, Hugues de Laugardière, Michel Lisowski

    Screenwriter :

    Jean-Claude Carrière

    Sound recordists :

    Bruno Charier, Jean-Pierre Ruh, Gérard Lecas

    Production Manager :

    Alain Depardieu

    Assistant editor :

    Zofia Menuet

    Art Director :

    Pascal Graffin

    Casting :

    Marie-Christine Lafosse

    Sound Mixer :

    Dominique Hennequin

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Historical, Portrait

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Poland

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1982

    French release :

    12/01/1983

    Runtime :

    2 h 16 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    53682

    Visa issue date :

    23/12/1982

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (2)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Mostra - São Paulo International Film Festival - 2016

    Mostra - São Paulo International Film Festival (Brazil, 2016)

    Selection

    Official International Selection

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1983

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1983)

    Selection (5)

    Best Screen Adaptation : Jean-Claude Carrière, Jacek Gasiorowski

    Best Sound : Jean-Pierre Ruh

    Best Actor : Gérard Depardieu

    Best Director : Andrzej Wajda

    Best Film

    Awards

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1983

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1983)

    Awards

    César Award for Best Director : Andrzej Wajda