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Fahrenheit 451 (1966) was a Drama - Science Fiction Film directed by Fran?ois Truffaut and produced by Lewis M. Allen.

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Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

By Beatrice on Mar 10, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Fahrenheit 451 Directed by Francois Truffaut Written by Francois Truffaut And Jean-Louis Richard from a novel by Ray Bradbury 1966/UK Anglo Enterprises/Vineyard Film Ltd. Repeat viewing/Netflix rental Francois Truffaut’s first and only English-language film seems even more relevant in the ... Read full article


Banned Books Week DurnMoose Style – Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

By Michael on Sep 22, 2014 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

This week (Sept 21-27) has been designated – by those who decide these things – as Banned Book Week, a time to raise awareness of the sometimes ridiculous and always offensive censorship and/or challenges to certain books, usually not because they pose any real threat, but because there ... Read full article


Banned Books Week DurnMoose Style – Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

By Michael on Sep 22, 2014 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

This week (Sept 21-27) has been designated – by those who decide these things – as Banned Book Week, a time to raise awareness of the sometimes ridiculous and always offensive censorship and/or challenges to certain books, usually not because they pose any real threat, but because there ... Read full article


Fahrenheit 451

By Michael on May 15, 2013 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

Fahrenheit 451 (Fran?ois Truffaut, 1966) Set in the future of an imaginary country, this tale of a dystopian future was originally written by Ray Bradbury in his novel of the same name. Starring Oskar Werner and Julie Christie this film directed by Fran?ois Truffaut was one of the films I wanted to... Read full article


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Clarisse: But why do you burn books?
Guy Montag: Books make people unhappy, they make them anti-social.
Clarisse: Do you think I'm anti-social?
Guy Montag: Why do you ask?
Clarisse: Well... I'm a teacher, not quite actually, I'm still on probation. I was called to the administration office today, and I don't think I said the right things. I'm not at all happy about my answers.


Guy Montag: [to Linda] You've spent your whole life in front of that family wall. These books are my family.


Guy Montag: To learn how to find, one must first learn how to hide.


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For the part of the captain, producers considered Laurence Olivier, Sterling Hayden, and Michael Redgrave before hiring Cyril Cusack.
The first and only English language film for director François Truffaut.
François Truffaut reportedly said that he found science fiction films uninteresting and arbitrary. Because of this, a friend of his told him the story of Ray Bradbury's novel 'Fahrenheit 451'. Immediately afterward, Truffaut wanted to make a film from the novel and subsequently spent years raising the financing.
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