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?
The book that Montag takes from the old woman's house is 'Notes from Underground', which coincidentally is also about a man struggling with his own existence. 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
Who 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 The Grapes of Wrath
Written by Ben Shemie
(as Benjamin Shemie), Max Henry
, Liam O'Neill
and Joseph Yarmush
Performed by Suuns
Courtesy of Secretly Canadian See more