Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Novel, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel by English novelist George Orwell.It was published on 8 June 1949 by Secker & Warburg as Orwell's ninth and final book completed in his lifetime.
- George Orwell
1984 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1984th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 984th year of the 2nd millennium, the 84th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1980s decade.
- Release and reception
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1984 UK theatrical release poster Directed byMichael Radford Produced bySimon Perry Screenplay byMichael Radford Based onNineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell Starring John Hurt Richard Burton Suzanna Hamilton Cyril Cusack Music by Dominic Muldowney Eurythmics CinematographyRoger Deakins Edited byTom Priestley Production company Virgin Films Umbrella-Rosenblum Films Atlantic Entertainment Group Distributed by20th Century Fox MGM Release date 10 October 1984 Running time 110 minutes CountryUnited
In a dystopian 1984, Winston Smith endures a squalid existence in the totalitarian superstate of Oceania under the constant surveillance of the Thought Police. Smith resides in London, the capital city of the territory of Airstrip One, formerly England. Winston works in a small office cubicle at the Ministry of Truth, rewriting history in accordance with the dictates of the Party and its supreme leader, Big Brother. Haunted by painful memories and restless desires, Winston keeps a secret diary o
Annie Lennox makes a cameo appearance as a woman at the Two Minutes Hate rally.
In winter 1983, the director Michael Radford asked his producer to try to obtain the rights to Orwell's novel, with low expectations that they were available. It turned out that the rights were held by Marvin Rosenblum, a Chicago lawyer who had been trying on his own to get such a film produced. Rosenblum agreed to become an executive producer, and while producer Simon Perry raised the production money from Richard Branson, Radford wrote the script, inspired by his idea to make a "science fictio
Nineteen Eighty-Four made its theatrical debut on 10 October in London and on 14 December in New York City. It was released in the United States for one week in December 1984 at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles to qualify for the 1984 Academy Awards and grossed a house record $62,121, despite stormy weather. Vincent Canby of The New York Times said the film was "admirable, bleakly beautiful", although "not an easy film to watch". Roger Ebert awarded the film 3.5/4 stars, writing that it "pene
Virgin Films, who financed the film, commissioned the British rock/pop duo Eurythmics to produce the music for the soundtrack. Radford objected to Virgin's insistence on using the more pop-oriented electronic Eurythmics music, as the traditional orchestral score originally intended for the film had been composed entirely by Dominic Muldowney a few months earlier. Against Radford's wishes, Virgin exercised their right of final cut and replaced Muldowney's musical cues with the new Eurythmics cont
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Dune is a 1984 American epic science fiction film written and directed by David Lynch and based on the 1965 Frank Herbert novel of the same name.The film stars Kyle MacLachlan (in his film debut) as young nobleman Paul Atreides, and includes an ensemble of well-known American and European actors in supporting roles.
Wonder Woman 1984 is an upcoming American superhero film based on the DC Comics character Wonder Woman. It is the sequel to 2017's Wonder Woman and the ninth installment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). The film is directed by Patty Jenkins from a script she wrote with Geoff Johns and David Callaham and a story by Johns and Jenkins.
October 26 - The 1984-85 NBA regular season begins. November 4 – Ronald Reagan defeats Walter Mondale in the largest landslide in United States History during the presidential elections. November 29 - West Hollywood, California , a predominantly gay community, was incorporated as a city.
Beverly Hills Cop made it three for films released in 1984 after its performance during 1985 took it to rentals of $108 million. Other popular films included The NeverEnding Story , which was the most expensive film produced in West Germany , The Karate Kid and Romancing the Stone .
Az 1984 (eredeti címén Nineteen Eighty-Four) egy szatirikus politikai regény és szerelmi történet George Orwelltől. Olyan disztópia (negatív utópia), amelyben a felügyelő állam tökéletes alkalmazkodást követel a polgároktól hazugságokkal, félelemkeltéssel és kegyetlen büntetésekkel.
1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) "Mil Novecentos e Oitenta e Quatro ou 1984; Capa da primeira edição publicada em 1949. Autor(es) George Orwell: Idioma
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