Fahrenheit 451

feature film, Great Britain, 1966

DIRECTED BY: François Truffaut

Fahrenheit 451

Oskar Werner (Guy Montag),
Julie Christie (Clarisse/Linda Montag),
Cyril Cusack,
Anton Diffring (Fabian)

Jean-Louis Richard,
David Rudkin,
Helen Scott,
François Truffaut (prema romanu Raya Bradburya)

Nicolas Roeg

This is a film adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s sci-fi novel. The story takes place in the future in a world in which owning and reading books is strictly forbidden. Firefighters are, instead of fires, in charge of burning of books. People spend their time high on drugs in front of television. In such a totalitarian society, a firefighter Guy Montag develops an interest in reading books…

color, 35 mm, 112 min