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The Resource 1984, Virgin Films presents an Umbrella-Rosenblum production ; produced by Simon Perry ; written and directed by Michael Radford, (videorecording)

1984, Virgin Films presents an Umbrella-Rosenblum production ; produced by Simon Perry ; written and directed by Michael Radford, (videorecording)

Label
1984
Title
1984
Statement of responsibility
Virgin Films presents an Umbrella-Rosenblum production ; produced by Simon Perry ; written and directed by Michael Radford
Title variation
  • Nineteen eighty-four
  • George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four
Contributor
Actor
Director
Film editor
Performer
Photographer
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Winston Smith (Hurt) endures a squalid existence in totalitarian Oceania under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. But his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the chillingly labeled 'Ministry of Love, ' he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Burton), a coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts-- and crush his soul"--Container
Cataloging source
JFN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Tom Priestley ; music, Eurythmics and Dominic Muldowney ; co-producers, Al Clark, Robert Devereux ; executive producer, Marvin J. Rosenblum
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R ; Canadian Home Video Rating: R
Language note
In English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
  • PN1997.A23
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • N556d
  • .N5228 2003
PerformerNote
John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack, Gregor Fisher
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1946-
  • 1940-2017
  • 1925-1984
  • 1910-1993.
  • 1949-
  • 1932-
  • 1903-1950
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Perry, Simon
  • Radford, Michael
  • Hurt, John
  • Burton, Richard
  • Hamilton, Suzanna.
  • Cusack, Cyril
  • Fisher, Gregor.
  • Deakins, Roger A.
  • Priestley, Tom
  • Muldowney, Dominic.
  • Clark, Al
  • Orwell, George
  • Virgin Films
  • Umbrella Films
  • Rosenblum Films
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Eurythmics (Musical group)
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orwell, George
  • Totalitarianism
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
1984, Virgin Films presents an Umbrella-Rosenblum production ; produced by Simon Perry ; written and directed by Michael Radford, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by George Orwell
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Main title/Mind control -- Crime of thought -- Line up for another day -- Becoming a "Nonperson" -- "Something old" -- "I hate her" -- Prisoners of war -- Secret meeting -- $4.00 love nest -- "The call has come" -- "Little chunk of history" -- Resistance is real -- "You are the dead!" -- "Take him!" -- "The Ministry of Love" -- 2+2=5 -- "That is the last man" -- Illusion of love -- Ultimate torture -- They win/Credits
Control code
ocm51821504
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780792854968
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616884220
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 4004165
  • 1004340
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51821504
  • (OCoLC)51821504
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1, 16:9, enhanced for widescreen TVs) ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
1984, Virgin Films presents an Umbrella-Rosenblum production ; produced by Simon Perry ; written and directed by Michael Radford, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by George Orwell
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Main title/Mind control -- Crime of thought -- Line up for another day -- Becoming a "Nonperson" -- "Something old" -- "I hate her" -- Prisoners of war -- Secret meeting -- $4.00 love nest -- "The call has come" -- "Little chunk of history" -- Resistance is real -- "You are the dead!" -- "Take him!" -- "The Ministry of Love" -- 2+2=5 -- "That is the last man" -- Illusion of love -- Ultimate torture -- They win/Credits
Control code
ocm51821504
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780792854968
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616884220
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 4004165
  • 1004340
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51821504
  • (OCoLC)51821504
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1, 16:9, enhanced for widescreen TVs) ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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