A book burner in a future fascist state finds out books are a vital part of a culture he never knew. He clandestinely pursues reading, until he is betrayed.
Fahrenheit 451 is a 2018 dystopian television film written and directed by Ramin Bahrani, that premiered on HBO, Saturday, May 19. It stars Michael B. Jordan as Guy Montag, Michael Shannon as Captain Beatty, and Sofia Boutella as Clarisse. The film received negative to mixed reviews, for "not burning bright as its classic source material" (Rotten Tomatoes). It was also made in a 1966 film, starring Julie Christie and Oskar Wener.
These suggested titles stem from Totalitarianism and state-sponsored terrorism that strike fear in our hearts - and fear for the future.
Winston Smith toes the Party line, rewriting history to satisfy the demands of the Ministry of Truth. With each lie he writes, Winston grows to hate the Party that seeks power for its own sake and persecutes those who dare to commit thoughtcrimes. But as he starts to think for himself, Winston can't escape the fact that Big Brother is always watching.
A satire on totalitarianism features farm animals that overthrow their human owner and set up their own government, only to develop into an equally corrupt society.
In Anthony Burgess’s nightmare vision of the future, where the criminals take over after dark, the story is told by the central character, Alex, who talks in a brutal invented slang that brilliantly renders his and his friends’ social pathology. A Clockwork Orange is a frightening fable about good and evil, and the meaning of human freedom. When the state undertakes to reform Alex to “redeem” him, the novel asks, “At what cost?”
As a result of the degradation of traditional values, a totalitarian regime is established in North America. A newspaper editor in British Columbia is arrested and his family flees.
The doctors call it Draco Incendia Trychophyton: a highly contagious spore that marks its hosts with beautiful black and gold marks across their bodies before causing them to burst into flames. There is no antidote. Harper Grayson was a nurse who treated hundreds of infected patients; now the telltale gold-flecked marks are on her skin. A man in a dirty yellow fire fighter's jacket straddles the abyss between insanity and death. Known as The Fireman, he has learned to control the fire within himself, using it as a shield to protect the hunted - and as a weapon to avenge the wronged.