The Resource Danton, 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 ; un film d'Andrzej Wajda ; sceńario Jean-Claude Carriere ; une production Margaret Menegoz, Les Films du losange, (videorecording)

Danton, 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 ; un film d'Andrzej Wajda ; sceńario Jean-Claude Carriere ; une production Margaret Menegoz, Les Films du losange, (videorecording)

Label
Danton
Title
Danton
Statement of responsibility
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 ; un film d'Andrzej Wajda ; sceńario Jean-Claude Carriere ; une production Margaret Menegoz, Les Films du losange
Title variation
Danton a film by Andrzej Wajda
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Igor Luther ; editor, Halina Prugar-Ketling ; music, Jean Prodromides
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
No rating given
Language note
In French with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D36 2009
PerformerNote
Gerard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Patrice Chereau, Roger Planchon, Jacques Villeret, Angela Winkler, Boguslaw Linda
Runtime
136
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
464
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Danton, 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 ; un film d'Andrzej Wajda ; sceńario Jean-Claude Carriere ; une production Margaret Menegoz, Les Films du losange, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play: L'affaire Danton / by Stanisława Przybyszewska
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983
  • Special features: New high-definition digital transfer; interviews with director Andrzej Wajda, screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrier̀e, 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; new and improved English subtltle translation; new essay by film scholar Leonard Quart
Accompanying material
accompanying booklet
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • mel
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Disc 1, the film
  • Opening credits -- Paris, spring 1794. Year two of the Republic. -- Le vieux cordelier -- "Danton is back" -- Committee of Public Safety -- Danton advises restraint -- Jubilation at the Convention -- Dinner -- After-dinner conversation -- Robespierre and Desmoulins -- Order goes out -- Arrest -- Outrage at the Convention -- "Camille is not at home" -- Tribunal -- Robespierre models for David -- Danton's monologue -- Confession to a plot -- "You feel nothing when the blade drops" -- Rights of Man -- End credits -- Color bars
  • (1982) (136 min.); Theatrical trailer (3 min.)
  • Disc 2, the supplements
  • Wajda's "Danton"
  • director, writer, producer, Tomasz Pobog-Malinowski ; [featurette] (1983) (42 min.) -- Polish "Revolution" [featurette] (17 min.) -- Jean-Claude Carrier̀e [featurette] (1983) (15 min.); booklet includes essay "The Worst of Times" by Leonard Quart
Control code
000046884644
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (136 min.)
Isbn
9781604651263
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515042819
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1799D
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25565461
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)294967115
  • sr25565461
System details
DVD. Produced for region 1
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Melbourne Burwood CampusBorrow it
      221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, AU
      -37.846510 145.115099
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