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
Do you want to know what's inside all these books? Insanity. The Eels want to measure their place in the universe, so they turn to these novels about non-existent people. Or worse, philosophers. Look, here's Spinoza. One expert screaming down another expert's throat. "We have free will. No, all of our actions are predetermined." Each one says the opposite, and a man comes away lost, feeling more bestial and lonely than before. Now, if you don't want a person unhappy, you don't give them two ...
Version of Fahrenheit 451
Written by Everdell / Friedman
Performed by The Hundred in the Hands
Courtesy of Warp Records See more