1984 DVD John Hurt Richard Burton

Movie Description
A fine and stunning screen adaptation of George Orwell's prophetic 1948 novel about a world in which the government completely controls the masses by controlling their thoughts, altering history and even changing the meaning of words to suit its needs. This was Richard Burton's final film.

Film Notes
"1984" was Richard Burton's final feature film.

Rated BBFC 15 by the British Board of Film Classification.

DVD Features:

Region 1
Keep Case
Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
Audio:
Mono 1.0 - English
Additional Release Material:
Trailers - 1. Original Theatrical Trailer

Industry Reviews
"...[Radford] has probably made as fine an adaptation as possible....Hurt's performance...is the film's center of gravity..."
Canby

"John Hurt is perfect....The revelation is Richard Burton..."
Uncut - Damien Love (10/01/2004)

"You couldn't ask for a better Winston Smith than Hurt....You couldn't ask for a more faithful and effective adaptation of the George Orwell classic, either."
Premiere - Andy Webster (04/01/2006)

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