Fahrenheit 451

  |  Book Tickets: 07/07/2010
  |  Buy to Own: 06/03/2000
  |  Watch Now: 03/10/2010
  |  109 min
Rated 12 by the BBFC


François Truffaut directs this adaptation of Ray Bradbury's chilling novel. In the not-too-distant future, forbidden volumes of literature are burned regularly by the 'firemen'. Montag (Oskar Werner) is the man in charge of the burnings, but after meeting a revolutionary book-owner, schoolteacher Clarisse (Julie Christie), he begins to have doubts - both about his vocation and his dead marriage to pleasure-seeking Linda (also Christie). Curious about the draw of literature, Montag keeps a forbidden volume of 'David Copperfield' for himself, and soon embarks on a clandestine affair with Linda. The music score comes from the legendary Bernard Herrmann.

Contains infrequent moderate horror
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