|4973||DANTON*||DANTON*||1983||color||136 min||vhs|| (Directed by Andrzej Wajda; with Gerard Depardieu and Wojciech Pszoniak) Georges Danton returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Maximilien 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. What begins as a public cause, soon turns into a personal conflict between Danton and Robespierre.
(In French with English subtitles)
(Restricted to classroom use only)