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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) (United Kingdom)

Directed by:
Michael Radford
Cast:
John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2014
Synopsis:

April of 1984 in post-atomic war London, the capital city of the totalitarian state of Oceania. Winston Smith is a government bureaucrat whose job is rewriting history according to the desires of his leaders. He silently suffers and tries to comprehend his oppression, which forbids free thinking and sex. He meets Julia, who works for the Ministry of Truth, and they try to rebel by falling in love...

Festivals
Valladolid 1984, Fantasporto 1985, Istanbul 1985

Awards
Best Actor (John Hurt, Richard Burton) - Valladolid 1984, Golden Tulip - Istanbul 1985, Best Actor (John Hurt) - Fantasporto 1985
 

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