Fahrenheit 451

Guy Montag (Oskar Werner) is a fireman. He sets fires to burn the books that make people think that they aren’t happy. When his neighbor Clarisse (Julie Christie) questions his work, Montag begins reading the forbidden books for himself.

Ray Bradbury said that, despite its flaws, he was pleased with the film. He was particularly fond of the film’s climax, where the Book People walk through a snowy countryside, reciting the poetry and prose they’ve memorized.

Released in 1966. Color, 112 minutes.

August 1, 2023 – 6:30pm – Brewery Arts Performance Hall

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