Nineteen Eighty-Four

United Kingdom, 1984

Film
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A bleak view of a totalitarian future that is visually faithful to the famous novel by George Orwell. John Hurt stars as Winston Smith, the man who revolts against “The Party’s” rules on correct actions, words, gestures and thoughts. Also stars Richard Burton in his last screen role, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack and Gregor Fisher. Music score is by Eurythmics and Dominic Muldowney.

Credits

director

Michael Radford

producer

Simon Perry

production company

Virgin

Rosenblum Productions

Umbrella Entertainment

Language

English

Duration

02:03:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37104

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Dystopias

Fantasy & Science Fiction

Fantasy & Science Fiction → Science fiction films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Literature → English literature - Film and video adaptations

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Dystopias

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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