1984 (Radford, 1984) DVD

aka Nineteen Eighty-Four, Michael Radford, 1984

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Film Details

Directed by Michael Radford

Produced in 1984

Main Language - English

Countries & Regions - British Film

Film Description

A visually austere version of Orwell's 1984, lent something of a novelty value by being released in the year the novel purported to prophesy. Yet this is an effective and uncompromising adaptation, stirred by its excellent central performances from John Hurt and Richard Burton. Bleak and remorseless, it effectively brings Orwell's dystopian vision to life.

DVD Details

Certificate: 15

Publisher: MGM

Length: 108 mins

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 Anamorphic widescreen

Format: DVD Colour

Region: 2

Released: 20th September 2004

Cat No: 10001025

Subtitles: French, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Portuguese, Turkish , Hard of Hearing - English, German

DVD Extras

  • Theatrical trailer.

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by Graeme Hobbs on 6th September 2004

Set in the grimy world of Airstrip One and filmed in bleak blues and greys, this is an effective period presentation of the world of Orwells novel in which war is use... Read on

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