The French Revolution

The French Revolution (1989)

  • Genre: Drama, War, History, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1989-05-10
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 44 ratings
  • Runtime: 6h 0min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Films A2
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Canada
  • Directors: Robert Enrico, Richard T. Heffron.
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A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. Part one spans the event until August 10, 1792 (when the King Louis XVI lost all authority and was imprisoned). Part two carries the story through the end of the terror in 1794, including the deaths by guillotine of Louis XVI, Marie-Antoinette, Danton, and Desmoulins.

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  • Klaus Maria Brandauer

    as Danton
  • François Cluzet

    as Camille Desmoulins
  • Marie Bunel

    as Lucile Desmoulins
  • Jane Seymour

    as Marie Antoinette
  • Jean-François Balmer

    as Louis XVI
  • Andrzej Seweryn

    as Robespierre
  • Vittorio Mezzogiorno

    as Marat
  • Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu

    as Charlotte Corday
  • Michel Duchaussoy

    as Bailly
  • Marianne Basler

    as Gabrielle Danton
  • Peter Ustinov

    as Vicomte de Mirabeau
  • Sam Neill

    as Marquis de Lafayette
  • Claudia Cardinale

    as Duchesse de Polignac
  • Gabrielle Lazure

    as Princesse de Lamballe
  • Christopher Lee

    as Sanson
  • Jean-Yves Berteloot

    as Axel de Fersen
  • Raymond Gérôme

    as Jacques Necker
  • Georges Corraface

    as Hébert
  • Yves Beneyton

    as Fouquier-Tinville
  • Michel Subor

    as Vadier
  • Hanns Zischler

    as Goethe
  • Michel Galabru

    as Abbé Maury
  • Massimo Girotti

    as Envoyé du Pape
  • Christopher Thompson

    as Saint-Just
  • Serge Dupire

    as Billaut-Varenne
  • Jean Bouise

    as Maurice Duplay
  • Geneviève Mnich

    as Mme Duplessis
  • Henri Serre

    as Gouverneur de Launay
  • Dominique Pinon

    as Drouet
  • Jean-François Stévenin

    as Legendre
  • François-Eric Gendron

    as Barere
  • Nadia Vasil

  • Marion Grimault

    as Louison Chabry
  • Ronald Guttman

    as Herman
  • Marc de Jonge

    as Antoine-Joseph Santerre
Writing Daniel Boulanger Screenplay
Sound Georges Delerue Original Music Composer
Camera François Catonné Director of Photography
Camera Bernard Zitzermann Director of Photography
Writing David Ambrose Screenplay
Writing Robert Enrico Screenplay
Directing Robert Enrico Director
Editing Patricia Nény Editor
Editing Martine Barraqué Editor
Editing Anne Baronnet Editor
Editing Peter Hollywood Editor
Directing Richard T. Heffron Director
Art Gérard Daoudal Production Design
Art Jean-Claude Gallouin Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Catherine Leterrier Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Guy Caseneuve Special Effects Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Sandrine Coraux Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Françoise Fichette Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Annie Hamon-Chrétien Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Monique Levesque Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up Sylvie Lorthiois Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Pascale Malarmey Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Thi-Loan Nguyen Makeup Designer
Costume & Make-Up Annie Maradin Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up Corinne Masselo Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Eric Muller Makeup Designer
Costume & Make-Up Isabelle Patocska Hairstylist
Production Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre Producer
Production Monique Guerrier Executive Producer
Production Denis Héroux Co-Producer
Production Alexandre Mnouchkine Producer
Production Thomas Schühly Co-Producer
Production Bodo Scriba Co-Producer
Production Margot Capelier Casting
Production Laurence Lustyk Casting
Sound Vincent Arnardi Sound Mixer
Sound Jean-François Auger Foley Artist
Sound Anne Baronnet Sound Editor
Sound Jack Jullian Sound Effects
Sound Corinne Lapassade Sound Editor
Sound Bernard Le Roux Sound
Sound Jean-Pierre Lelong Foley Artist
Sound Alain Lévy Sound Effects
Sound Jérôme Lévy Sound Effects
Sound Mario Melchiorri Foley Artist
Sound Michèle Robert-Lauliac Dialogue Editor
Sound Guillaume Sciama Sound
Sound Jacques Thomas-Gérard Sound
Sound Claude Villand Sound
Production Marie-Christine Birague Administration