Fahrenheit 451

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In the future, an oppressive government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers known as "firemen" to perform the necessary book burnings. This is the premise of Ray Bradbury's acclaimed science-fiction novel Fahrenheit 451, which became the source material for French director François Truffaut's English-language debut. While some liberties are taken with the description of the world, the narrative remains the same, as fireman Montag (Oskar Werner) begins to question the morality of his vocation. Curious about the world of books, he soon falls in love with a beautiful young member of a pro-literature underground -- and with literature itself. Critics were divided on the effectiveness of the result; some praised the unique design and eerie color cinematography by Nicolas Roeg, while others found the film's stylized approach overly distancing and attacked the central performances as unnatural. In any case, however, the film inarguably succeeds in making Truffaut's reverence for the written word abundantly clear, especially during the film's justifiably famous finale. ~ Judd Blaise, Rovi
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auth_author2 Allen, Lewis M., 1922-2003,
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012.
Christie, Julie, 1941-
Cusack, Cyril, 1910-1993,
Diffring, Anton, 1918-1989,
Herrmann, Bernard, 1911-1975,
Noble, Thom,
Richard, Jean-Louis,
Roeg, Nicolas, 1928-2018,
Scott, Alex, 1929-
Spenser, Jeremy, 1937-
Truffaut, François,
author2-role Allen, Lewis M.,1922-2003,producer.
Anglo Enterprises (Motion picture studio)
Bradbury, Ray,1920-2012.Fahrenheit 451.
Christie, Julie,1941-actor.
Cusack, Cyril,1910-1993,actor.
Diffring, Anton,1918-1989,actor.
Herrmann, Bernard,1911-1975,composer.
Noble, Thom,film editor.
Richard, Jean-Louis,screenwriter.
Roeg, Nicolas,1928-2018,director of photography.
Scott, Alex,1929-actor.
Spenser, Jeremy,1937-actor.
Truffaut, François,screenwriter,director.
Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Vineyard Films.
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display_description Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.
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subject_facet Adaptation -- Feature
Book burning -- Drama
Bradbury, Ray, -- 1920-2012. -- Film adaptations
Censorship -- Drama
Feature films
Feature films -- Great Britain
Film adaptations
Foreign films
Intellectual freedom -- Drama
Motion pictures -- Great Britain
Reading -- Political aspects -- Drama
Science fiction -- Feature
Science fiction films
Science fiction films -- Great Britain
Totalitarianism -- Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_display Fahrenheit 451
title_full Fahrenheit 451 [videorecording] / an Enterprise Vineyard Film production ; producer, Lewis M. Allen ; director, François Truffaut ; screenplay by François Truffaut and Jean-Louis Richard
title_short Fahrenheit 451
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Bradbury, Ray
Feature films
Intellectual freedom
Political aspects
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