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 people's 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.
My favorite movie cooperation between Andrzej Wajda and actors. Danton turned out to be a huge commercial success. Danton has literally everything a good movie should have, a movie that can be watched online with friends or a random group of people, and everyone will enjoy it. Danton filled me with difficult to explain energy, got me so immersed in it. It's taken me multiple rewatches and a lot of hours spent on the wiki to understand everything. Danton is a masterpiece. This film is art, at it's very best... Show more
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