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Fahrenheit 451 (2018)

TV-14 | | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 20 May 2018 (Russia)
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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.

Director:

Ramin Bahrani

Writers:

Ray Bradbury (based on the novel written by), Ramin Bahrani (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael B. Jordan ... Guy Montag
Aaron Davis Aaron Davis ... Child Montag
Cindy Katz ... Yuxie (voice)
Michael Shannon ... Captain Beatty
Mayko Nguyen ... Newscaster
Dylan Taylor ... Fireman Douglas
Saad Siddiqui ... Fireman Stone
Katherine Cullen ... Girl Eel
Edsson Morales ... Guy Eel
Jordan Baker Jordan Baker ... Reciting Child
Nathanial Buzzanga-Silveira Nathanial Buzzanga-Silveira ... Reciting Child (as Nathaniel Buzzanga-Silveira)
Charlotte Flint Charlotte Flint ... Reciting Child
Luke Flint Luke Flint ... Reciting Child
Malakai Fox Malakai Fox ... Neighbor
Marni Hogg Marni Hogg ... Neighbor
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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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Knowledge is a dangerous thing

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The piano music played on the record is Gnossiennes No. 1 by Erik Satie. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Clarisse McClellan: Why do I always make you nervous?
Guy Montag: You don't.
Clarisse McClellan: When I see you burning up Eel's lives, you don't look nervous.
Guy Montag: That's because I'm very good at my job.
Clarisse McClellan: Hmm. Have you ever thought, even for one second, why you do what you do? You should try reading before burning.
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Connections

References Wise Blood (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Faded
Written by Everdell / Friedman
Performed by The Hundred in the Hands
Courtesy of Warp Records
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Dreadful
20 May 2018 | by elysejfactorSee all my reviews

When a movie has already been made to perfection, under the deft direction of Francois Truffaut, FOR HEAVENS SAKE, LEAVE IT ALONE. The cast tries to rise above the constraints of a poorly written screenplay and inept direction, sadly, to no avail. There's no use getting into specifics. See the original and don't waste your time on worthless covers.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 2018 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Color:

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1.78 : 1
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