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The Resource Danton, Janus Films ; une coproduction Franco Polonaise, Gaumont-TF1 Films production, S.F.P.C.-T.M ; avec la participation du Ministere de la Culture, Paris, et Films Polski presentent ; un film d'Andrzej Wajda ; scénario, Jean-Claude Carriere ; avec la collaboration de Andrzej Wajda Agnieszka Holland, Bolesław Michałek, Jacek Gasiorowski ; une production Margaret Menegoz, Les Films du Losange ; avec la collaboration de Groupe de Production X-Varsovie, Barbara Pec-S̀lesicka

Danton, Janus Films ; une coproduction Franco Polonaise, Gaumont-TF1 Films production, S.F.P.C.-T.M ; avec la participation du Ministere de la Culture, Paris, et Films Polski presentent ; un film d'Andrzej Wajda ; scénario, Jean-Claude Carriere ; avec la collaboration de Andrzej Wajda Agnieszka Holland, Bolesław Michałek, Jacek Gasiorowski ; une production Margaret Menegoz, Les Films du Losange ; avec la collaboration de Groupe de Production X-Varsovie, Barbara Pec-S̀lesicka

Label
Danton
Title
Danton
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; une coproduction Franco Polonaise, Gaumont-TF1 Films production, S.F.P.C.-T.M ; avec la participation du Ministere de la Culture, Paris, et Films Polski presentent ; un film d'Andrzej Wajda ; scénario, Jean-Claude Carriere ; avec la collaboration de Andrzej Wajda Agnieszka Holland, Bolesław Michałek, Jacek Gasiorowski ; une production Margaret Menegoz, Les Films du Losange ; avec la collaboration de Groupe de Production X-Varsovie, Barbara Pec-S̀lesicka
Title variation
Danton a film by Andrzej Wajda
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Interviewee
Producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
"Depiction of the ideological clash between the earthy man of the people Georges Danton and the icy Jacobin extremist Maximilien Robespierre, both key figures of the French revolution. By drawing parallels with the Polish Solidarity movement, which was being quashed by the government as the film went into production, [director Andrzej] Wajda drags history into the present"--Container
Member of
Awards note
Winner, Prix Louis Delluc: Andrzej Wajda, 1982; Meilleur réalisateur (Best Director): Andrzej Wajda--César Awards, 1983; Best Foreign Language Film: Margaret Ménégoz, Barbara Pec-Slesicka, Andrzej Wajda--BAFTA Film Awards, 1984
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Igor Luther ; music, Jean Prodromidès ; editing, Halina Prugar-Ketling
Language note
In French (Dolby digital mono) with optional subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Gérard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Anne Alvaro, Roland Blanche, Patrice Chéreau, Emmanuelle Debever, Krzysztof Globisz, Ronald Guttman, Gérard Hardy, Tadeusz Huk, Stéphane Jobert, Marian Kociniak, Marek Kondrat, Bogusław Linda, Alain Macé, Bernard Maître, Lucien Melki, Serge Merlin, Erwin Nowiaszak, Leonard Pietraszak, Roger Planchon, Angel Sedgwick, Andrzej Seweryn, Franciszek Starowieyski, Jerzy Trela, Jacques Villeret, Angela Winkler, Jean-Loup Wolff, Czesław Wołłejko, Wladimir Yordanoff, Małgorzata Zajączkowska, Szymon Zaleski
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-2016,
  • 1931-
  • 1948-
  • 1936-
  • 1948-
  • 1942-2020,
  • 1932-1990,
  • 1950-
  • 1931-2009,
  • 1944-
  • 1901-1935
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wajda, Andrzej
  • Carrière, Jean-Claude
  • Holland, Agnieszka
  • Michałek, Bolesław,
  • Gasiorowski, Jacek,
  • Menegoz, Margaret,
  • Pec-S̀lesicka, Barbara
  • Depardieu, Gérard
  • Pszoniak, Wojciech
  • Hardy, Gérard,
  • Jobert, Stéphane,
  • Maître, Bernard,
  • Melki, Lucien,
  • Nowiaszek, Erwin
  • Sedgwick, Angel,
  • Wolff, Jean-Loup,
  • Alvaro, Anne
  • Chéreau, Patrice,
  • Globisz, Krzysztof,
  • Kondrat, Marek
  • Linda, Bogusław,
  • Merlin, Serge,
  • Planchon, Roger
  • Seweryn, Andrzej,
  • Winkler, Angela
  • Przybyszewska, Stanisława
  • Pobog-Malinowski, Tomasz
  • Prodromidès, Jean,
  • Janus Films
  • Gaumont (Firm)
  • TF1 Films Production
  • Société française de production cinématographique,
  • T.M. (Firm
  • France
  • Film Polski
  • Films du losange (Firm)
  • Zespół Filmowy X,
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
136
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
464
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Danton, Georges Jacques
  • Robespierre, Maximilien
  • Revolutionaries
  • France
  • Przybyszewska, Stanisława
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Danton, Janus Films ; une coproduction Franco Polonaise, Gaumont-TF1 Films production, S.F.P.C.-T.M ; avec la participation du Ministere de la Culture, Paris, et Films Polski presentent ; un film d'Andrzej Wajda ; scénario, Jean-Claude Carriere ; avec la collaboration de Andrzej Wajda Agnieszka Holland, Bolesław Michałek, Jacek Gasiorowski ; une production Margaret Menegoz, Les Films du Losange ; avec la collaboration de Groupe de Production X-Varsovie, Barbara Pec-S̀lesicka
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a feature film in 1983
  • Wide screen (1.66:1)
  • Accompanying booklet includes the essay The worst of times by film scholar Leonard Quart
  • Special feature (disc 1): original theatrical trailer
  • Special features (disc 2, The supplements): Wajda's Danton (documentary on the making of the film by Tomasz Pobog-Malinowski; 1983); The Polish "revolution" (documentary in which director Andrzej Wajda and Polish film critic Jerzy Płażewski discus the film and its impact); Jean-Claude Carrière (interview with the film's screenwriter)
  • Based on the play L'affaire Danton [Sprawa Dantona] by Stanisława Przybyszewska
Accompanying material
1 booklet (17 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 Carrière [featurette] (1983) (15 min.); booklet includes essay "The Worst of Times" by Leonard Quart
Control code
294967115
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in
  • other
Edition
Special edition double-disc set
Extent
2 videodiscs (136 min.)
Isbn
9781604651263
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
715515042819
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1799D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)294967115
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.66:1, enhanced for 16:9 widescreen televisions; new restored high-definition digital transfer; new and improved English subtitle translation
Terms governing use
  • Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Danton, Janus Films ; une coproduction Franco Polonaise, Gaumont-TF1 Films production, S.F.P.C.-T.M ; avec la participation du Ministere de la Culture, Paris, et Films Polski presentent ; un film d'Andrzej Wajda ; scénario, Jean-Claude Carriere ; avec la collaboration de Andrzej Wajda Agnieszka Holland, Bolesław Michałek, Jacek Gasiorowski ; une production Margaret Menegoz, Les Films du Losange ; avec la collaboration de Groupe de Production X-Varsovie, Barbara Pec-S̀lesicka
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a feature film in 1983
  • Wide screen (1.66:1)
  • Accompanying booklet includes the essay The worst of times by film scholar Leonard Quart
  • Special feature (disc 1): original theatrical trailer
  • Special features (disc 2, The supplements): Wajda's Danton (documentary on the making of the film by Tomasz Pobog-Malinowski; 1983); The Polish "revolution" (documentary in which director Andrzej Wajda and Polish film critic Jerzy Płażewski discus the film and its impact); Jean-Claude Carrière (interview with the film's screenwriter)
  • Based on the play L'affaire Danton [Sprawa Dantona] by Stanisława Przybyszewska
Accompanying material
1 booklet (17 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 Carrière [featurette] (1983) (15 min.); booklet includes essay "The Worst of Times" by Leonard Quart
Control code
294967115
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in
  • other
Edition
Special edition double-disc set
Extent
2 videodiscs (136 min.)
Isbn
9781604651263
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
715515042819
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1799D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)294967115
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.66:1, enhanced for 16:9 widescreen televisions; new restored high-definition digital transfer; new and improved English subtitle translation
Terms governing use
  • Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD

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