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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 4 wins & 7 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

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 2018 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Fahrenheit 451 See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

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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Native Tongue
Written by Ben Shemie (as Benjamin Shemie), Max Henry, Liam O'Neill and Joseph Yarmush
Performed by Suuns
Courtesy of Secretly Canadian
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massacre
27 May 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

...or blasphemy. or a too big mistake. and , after its end, the only question remains why Fahrenheit 451 must be the victim of an adaptation who use it only as pretext. because it is a bad MTV style movie. flames, few lines from books, flat performances ( for his Montag, Michael B. Jordan deserves Golden Raspberry Award) and Michael Shannon is refuged in the skin of military bad guy, using each clichee. short, a massacre of a masterpiece. chaotic, lost in incoherence, without any meaning , proposing no story and proof of the hate against books of director. because it has every piece for create a decent work. but , except the desire to propose few fake impressive images, a lot of kitsch and stupidity, nothing else.


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