In a terrifying care-free future, a young man, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young woman - and begins to rebel against society.
Knowledge is a dangerous thing
Did You Know?
Author Ray Bradbury
never did any fact-checking in regards to the title. He asked a fire chief at what temperature book paper burned, and was given the answer "451 degrees Fahrenheit." He liked the title so much that he didn't bother to see if it was the correct temperature.Although there is no standard tests for determining ignition temperatures, 451F has been measured to be paper's ignition temperature. See more
At around 54 Minutes into the Film, Michael Shannons character Cpt. Beatty speaks to his men with a megaphone. This scene is completely mirrored, as Beattys Leathercoat has his Button Row now on the left side, and the 451 on the Fire-Truck is mirrored, too. See more
Why do I always make you nervous?
When I see you burning up Eel's lives, you don't look nervous.
That's because I'm very good at my job.
Hmm. Have you ever thought, even for one second, why you do what you do? You should try reading before burning.
References Aguirre, the Wrath of God
Written by Ben Shemie
(as Benjamin Shemie), Max Henry
, Liam O'Neill
and Joseph Yarmush
Performed by Suuns
Courtesy of Secretly Canadian See more