Thermidor Fun Facts Day Eight: La Nuit de Varennes

The 1982 film by Ettore Scole, La Nuit de Varennes, describes the events of June 20-21, 1791, when the royal family fled Paris and was arrested in the eastern city of Varennes. The originality of Scole’s film is that he never shows the king directly, but rather portrays events from the perspective of other travelers on that same road that same night. Which one of the following people is not a character in Scole’s film?
a. The American patriot Thomas Paine, played by Harvey Keitel
b. The noted seducer Casanova, played by Marcello Mastroianni
c. The novelist Restif de la Bretonne, played by Jean-Louis Barrault
d. The orator Georges-Jacques Danton, played by Gérard Depardieu

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