[United States] : Criterion Collection, 2009, c1982.
Widescreen special ed.
2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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.