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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: Go on, Montag, all this philosophy, let's get rid of it. It's even worse than the novels. Thinkers and philosophers, all of them saying exactly the same thing: "Only I am right! The others are all idiots!"


Clarisse: You don't like books, then.
Guy Montag: Do you like the rain?
Clarisse: Yes, I adore it.


Guy Montag: [holding a book in his hand] Behind each of these books, there's a man. That's what interests me.


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Facts about

According to producer Lewis M. Allen, it was his last-minute idea to have Julie Christie play both main female roles. Allen says Terence Stamp then withdrew from playing Montag because Stamp felt that with two parts, Christie would overshadow him.
According to producer Lewis M. Allen, François Truffaut and Oskar Werner hated each other by the end of filming. For the last two weeks, they didn't speak to one another.
Director François Truffaut was so eager to begin filming that he and co-writer Jean-Louis Richard wrote the screenplay before they had fully mastered English. Ultimately, Truffaut was disappointed in the awkward, stilted English-language dialogue; he was much happier with the French-dubbed version, which he supervised.
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