In a futuristic, state-run society controlled by "Big Brother" in which love is outlawed, employee of the state Winston Smith falls for Julia, and is tortured and brainwashed for his crime.
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From the Startling George Orwell Novel!
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, one of the scriptwriters of this film, had also adapted George Orwell
's novel for American TV in 1953. However, it was generally thought that it was the sensational success of the other television version - broadcast by the BBC in Britain in 1954 - that had led this project to be given the go-ahead. This movie version was generally held to be a feeble imitation, and the changed ending was much attacked. See more
There are reportedly two endings to this film. The UK version ends with a defiant Winston Smith and Julia being executed by the authorities. The US version is more faithful to Orwell's book and concludes with Winston and Julia being brainwashed into becoming loyal followers of "Big Brother." See more
Version of 1984
Symphony No.9 Fourth Movement
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven See more