Danton's Death Print
1794: the French Revolution reaches its climax. After a series of bloody purges the life-loving volatile Danton is tormented by his part in the killing. His political rival, the driven, ascetic Robespierre, decides Danton's fate. A titanic struggle begins. Once friends who wanted to change the world, now one stands for compromise, the other ideological pruity as the guillotine awaits.