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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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Guy Montag: Look at that fellow over there.
Clarisse: What's he doing?
Guy Montag: That's the information box. He can't make up his mind.
Clarisse: What does he want to find out?
Guy Montag: He doesn't want to find out anything. He knows someone who has books, so he got hold of the person's picture and number and is going to drop it into that box.
Clarisse: But he's an informer!
Guy Montag: No, he's an informant.


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


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


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Facts about

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.
Anton Diffring is dubbed.
In the scene where the middle aged woman is burned alive, one of the last images we see from the books that are burning is what looks like Joan of Arc, who also burned alive for her convictions.
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