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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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The Captain: Look, all stories of the dead, biography that's called, and autobiography. My life, my diary, my memoirs, my - intimate memoirs.


Guy Montag: [reading from dictionary] Rhinoceros: any of certain large, powerful, thick-skinned perissodactyl mammals of the family Rhinocerotidae.


The Captain: By the way, what does Montag do on his day off duty?
Guy Montag: Not much, sir, just mow the lawn.
The Captain: And what if the law forbids that?
Guy Montag: Just watch it grow, sir.


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For the part of the captain, producers considered Laurence Olivier, Sterling Hayden, and Michael Redgrave before hiring Cyril Cusack.
According to producer Lewis M. Allen, François Truffaut spoke virtually no English, and the cast and crew mostly operated in French. Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, cinematographer Nicolas Roeg and associate producer Michael Dalamar all spoke French. Allen had high school French, but editor Thom Noble did not speak the language at all.
Books shown or mentioned in the movie: Don Quixote - Othello, the Moor of Venice - Vanity Fair - Madame Bovary - Le monde a coté - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass - Gaspard Hauser - Robinson Crusoe - The World of Salvador Dali - Jeanne d'Arc - Life and Loves - The Weather - My Autobiography by Charles Chaplin - Les negres - Confessions of an Irish Rebel - The Ginger Man - Petrouchka - The Catcher In The Rye - The Moon and Sixpence - Lolita - David Copperfield - Mein Kampf - She Might Have Been Queen - Social Aspects of Disease - The Ethics of Aristotle - The Brothers Karamazov - The Sorrows of Young Werther - The Martian Chronicles - Plato's Republic - Fahrenheit 451 - Pride and Prejudice - Gone with the Wind - Animal Farm - No Orchids for Miss Blandish - Jane Eyre - Moby Dick - The Picture of Dorian Gray - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - The Trial.
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