The heated confrontation between Danton and Robespierre

The heated confrontation between Danton and Robespierre

The video carryover in this post (gives youtube.com) It is a scene from the famous film the Polish director Andrzej Wajda Danton (1983), whose role is entrusted to an exemplary interpretation of Gérard Depardieu.

At the house of Georges-Jacques Danton It held a dinner which is actually only a pretext for a tough political confrontation but also between the human host, calling for a pacification of France for the good of all, e Maximilien Robespierre, now arroccatosi on a position of extreme Jacobinism dictatorial and undemocratic.

Evident in the scene contrast character between the two men: the passion and the verbal fury of the protagonist, It opposes a cold Robespierre, cynical and calculating, that within a few weeks will lead the’ex Friend to the gallows.

The film in fact recounts the last days of the revolutionary leader vehement life, guillotined on 5 April 1794 (you see https://www.pilloledistoria.it/4824/storia-moderna/-boia-mostrate-mia-testa-popolo-ne-vale-pena) (Photo gives: projectshadowchaser.wordpress.com).