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Danton's Death

BBC Play of the Month: Danton's Death

Directed by Alan Clarke
United Kingdom, 1978
Drama, TV Movie


The story of Georges Danton, a leader of the French Revolution, who created the office of the Revolutionary Tribunal as a strong arm for the Revolutionary Government. Within months he knew this power was a terrible mistake and fought to have it ended with tragic consequences.

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Danton's Death Directed by Alan Clarke

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