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In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as “firemen,” to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of his vocation…

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Directed by

François Truffaut

Written by

François Truffaut (Screenplay)
Jean-Louis Richard (Screenplay)
Ray Bradbury (Novel)

Runtime

113 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

What if you had no right to read?

Cast

Keywords

husband wife relationship based on novel or book nouvelle vague dystopia co-worker relationship totalitarian regime firefighter political repression book burning bookworm

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