Film: 1984 – George Orwell

February 16th, 2009

Nineteen Eighty-Four is a classic dystopian novel by English author George Orwell. Published in 1949, it is set in the eponymous year and focuses on a repressive, totalitarian regime. The story follows the life of one seemingly insignificant man, Winston Smith, a civil servant assigned the task of perpetuating the regime’s propaganda by falsifying records and political literature. Smith grows disillusioned with his meager existence and so begins a rebellion against the system that leads to his arrest and torture.

2 Responses to “Film: 1984 – George Orwell”

  1. Rahja Says:

    America 2009: The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism

  2. Intbel Says:

    “1984”, I’m sure, was written as a warning.

    Shame the head monkeys used it as a training manual.

    Of course – they will not win because they can not win. Fuggem all.

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