Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Novel, often published as 1984, is a dystopian social science fiction 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.
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For the year, see 1984. Nineteen Eighty-Four is a novel written by George Orwell in 1948. The book is about what Orwell thought the world could have looked like in the year 1984. It describes a terrifying world where governments control and watch everyone's lives.
1984 in fiction . The novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, published in 1949, is set in this year. The video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories takes place in 1984. The Transformers franchise starts in 1984 with the Transformers toy line. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain takes place in this year.
Neuromancer is a 1984 science fiction novel by American-Canadian writer William Gibson. It is one of the best-known works in the cyberpunk genre and the first novel to win the Nebula Award, the Philip K. Dick Award, and the Hugo Award. It was Gibson's debut novel and the beginning of the Sprawl trilogy.
1984 (ISBN 0451524934) is a fictional book about a totalitarian, dystopian world existing in the year 1984, which was penned by the writer George Orwell in 1949.
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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 Atlantic Releasing Corporation Release date 10 October 1984 Running tim
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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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. It may also refer to:
The Goal is a management-oriented novel by Eliyahu M. Goldratt, a business consultant known for his theory of constraints, and Jeff Cox, an author of multiple management-oriented novels. The Goal was originally published in 1984 and has since been revised and republished.
"1984" is a song by English musician David Bowie, from his 1974 album Diamond Dogs. Written in 1973, it was inspired by George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four and, like much of its parent album, originally intended for a stage musical based on the novel, which was never produced because permission was refused by Orwell's widow Sonia.