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Nineteen eighty-four

Author: Michael RadfordSimon PerryJohn HurtRichard BurtonSuzanna HamiltonAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Winston Smith (Hurt) endures a squalid existence in totalitarian Oceania under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. But his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the chillingly labeled 'Ministry of Love, ' he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Burton), a coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts-- and crush  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Dystopian films
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Films for the hearing impaired
Political films
Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Radford; Simon Perry; John Hurt; Richard Burton; Suzanna Hamilton; Cyril Cusack; Gregor Fisher; Roger A Deakins; Tom Priestley; Dominic Muldowney; Al Clark; George Orwell; Virgin Films.; Umbrella Films.; Rosenblum Films.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.; Eurythmics (Musical group)
ISBN: 0792854969 9780792854968
OCLC Number: 51821504
Language Note: In English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Based on the novel by George Orwell.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Special feature: original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Tom Priestley ; music, Eurythmics and Dominic Muldowney ; co-producers, Al Clark, Robert Devereux ; executive producer, Marvin J. Rosenblum.
Cast: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack, Gregor Fisher.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R ; Canadian Home Video Rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 50 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1, 16:9, enhanced for widescreen TVs) ; Dolby digital mono.
Contents: Main title/Mind control --
Crime of thought --
Line up for another day --
Becoming a "Nonperson" --
"Something old" --
"I hate her" --
Prisoners of war --
Secret meeting --
$4.00 love nest --
"The call has come" --
"Little chunk of history" --
Resistance is real --
"You are the dead!" --
"Take him!" --
"The Ministry of Love" --
2+2=5 --
"That is the last man" --
Illusion of love --
Ultimate torture --
They win/Credits.
Other Titles: 1984
George Orwell's 1984
George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four
Responsibility: Virgin Films presents an Umbrella-Rosenblum production ; produced by Simon Perry ; written and directed by Michael Radford.

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"Winston Smith (Hurt) endures a squalid existence in totalitarian Oceania under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. But his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the chillingly labeled 'Ministry of Love, ' he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Burton), a coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts-- and crush his soul"--Container.

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