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Nineteen eighty-four /
Virgin Films presents an Umbrella-Rosenblum production ; produced by Simon Perry ; written and directed by Michael Radford ; made by Virgin Cinema Films Ltd.
edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
imprint
[New York] : Criterion Collection, [2019]
description
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (illustrations ; 33 x 47 cm folded to 17 x 12 cm)
ISBN
1681436124, 9781681436128
format(s)
Blu-ray
Holdings
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imprint
[New York] : Criterion Collection, [2019]
isbn
1681436124
9781681436128
standard identifier
715515232210
publisher #
CC3049BD
credits note
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Tom Priestley ; two scores: one by Eurythmics and one by composer Dominic Muldowney.
general note
Based on the novel by George Orwell.
Includes two soundtracks with different musical options: an electronic one by the Eurythmics and an orchestral one by Dominic Muldowney.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Special features: new 4K digital restoration; new interviews with director Michael Radford and cinematographer Roger Deakins; interview with David Ryan, author of George Orwell on screen; behind-the-scenes footage; trailer; essay by writer and performer A.L. Kennedy.
Title and credits from screen.
Wide screen (1.85:1 aspect ratio).
performer
Richard Burton, John Hurt, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack, Gregor Fisher.
abstract
A man and a woman try desperately to escape the totalitarian regime they live in that bans nearly all free-thinking and love itself.
language note
In English; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
catalogue key
13003004
target audience
MPAA rating: R.
technical details
Blu-ray, region A; 16:9 presentation; LPCM mono.
This Blu-ray disc will not play on standard DVD players.

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