this film is not so far from the truth now...
over 6 years
Meh, the book is better.
over 6 years
It takes several turns away from the book's plot, and I'm not sure they work well.
Kris J Knight
almost 7 years
Good if you like intelligent dystopian science fiction. Keeps close to the book storyline
Fahrenheit 451 is a 1966 film directed by François Truffaut, in his first colour film as well as his only English-language film. It is based on the novel of the same name by Ray Bradbury.
The film starred Oskar Werner as Montag and Julie Christie, who was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role award for the dual roles of Linda (Mildred) Montag and Clarisse.
In the future, a totalitarian government employs a force known as Firemen, to seek out and destroy all literature, permitting them to search anyone, anywhere, at any time. One of the Firemen, Montag, begins to question the idea of book burning. One day, on his way home on the tram, he meets one of his neighbors, Clarisse, and they have a discussion about his job, where she asks if he ever reads the books. Subsequently, he begins to hide books in his house, and to read them. This leads to conflict with his wife, Linda.
At the house of a book collector, the captain discusses with Montag at length about how...