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Title Fahrenheit 451 [DVD] / HBO Films presents ; a Brace Cove production ; a Noruz Films production ; an Outlier Society production ; a film by Ramin Bahrani ; produced by David Coatsworth ; screenplay by Ramin Bahrani, Amir Naderi ; directed by Ramin Bahrani.

Publication Info. [New York] : HBO Home Entertainment, [2018]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Fahrenheit 451    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 100 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium stamping rdapm
4 3/4 in. color rda
Description digital rdatr
optical rdapm
surround rdapc
stereo rdapc
Dolby Audio 5.1
Dolby Audio 2.0
NTSC rdabs
video file rdaft
DVD video
Region 1 rdare
Made-for-TV movies lcgft
System Details DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Audio 5.1, Dolby Audio 2.0.
Source Ama 12.2018 PARS
Language In English, French, or Latin Spanish; French or Latin Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Note Title from disc surface.
Cast Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon, Sofia Boutella, Lilly Singh, Khandi Alexander, Keir Dullea.
Credits Editor, Alex Hall ; music, Matteo Zingales, Antony Partos ; director of photography, Kramer Morgenthau.
Note Based on the novel by Ray Bradbury.
Originally broadcast on television by HBO in 2018.
Wide screen (16:9).
Audience TV rated: TV-MA.
Summary In a not too distant future, humans live a seemingly care-free existence where they're happy and productive. There is a "price" though for this life: They must place special drops in their eyes daily and follow the rules perfectly, including the rule that they never own or read books. Guy Montag is a firefighter. He doesn't fight fires though, but instead hunts down those people who refuse to follow the law and burns their books. Like everyone else, Guy has been taught that books are filled with inaccuracies and insane ideas. He continues to believe this lie until he meets someone who teaches him that the dreams in his mind can only be explained through the knowledge found in books. He also learns that rebels have come up with a new way to save books from the firefighters. When Guy's mentor, Captain Beatty, comes to realize that Guy has joined the rebellion, Guy must make a difficult decision to save the collective thoughts of the human race.
Note Bonus feature: Behind the fire.
Local Note 1 14 15
Subject Reading -- Political aspects -- Drama.
Censorship -- Drama.
Totalitarianism -- Drama.
Intellectual freedom -- Drama.
Book burning -- Drama.
Added Author Bahrani, Ramin, 1975- film director, screenwriter.
Ndir, Amr, 1946- screenwriter.
Coatsworth, David, film producer.
Jordan, Michael B. (Michael Bakari), 1987- actor.
Shannon, Michael, 1974- actor.
Boutella, Sofia, 1982- actor.
Singh, Lilly, 1988- actor.
Alexander, Khandi, 1957- actor.
Dullea, Keir, 1936- actor.
Partos, Antony, 1968- composer (expression)
Zingales, Matteo, 1980- composer (expression)
Morgenthau, Kramer, 1966- director of photography.
Hall, Alex (Film editor), editor of moving image work.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012. Fahrenheit 451.
HBO Films, presenter.
Brace Cove Productions, production company.
Noruz Films (Firm), production company.
Outlier Society (Firm), production company.
HBO Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Fahrenheit four fifty-one
Note Title appears on disc as: HBO Films presents. Fahrenheit 451. Knowledge is a dangerous thing.
Added Title Container of (work): Fahrenheit 451 (Motion picture : 2018)
ISBN $14.99
Standard No. 883929647491
Music No. 1000725546 HBO Home Entertainment
3000079054 HBO Home Entertainment (container)
2000144953 HBO Home Entertainment (disc)

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