Fahrenheit 451

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Universal Studios,
Pub. Date:
[2003]
Language:
English
Description
In the future, an oppressive government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers known as "firemen" to perform the necessary book burnings. This is the premise of Ray Bradbury's acclaimed science-fiction novel Fahrenheit 451, which became the source material for French director François Truffaut's English-language debut. While some liberties are taken with the description of the world, the narrative remains the same, as fireman Montag (Oskar Werner) begins to question the morality of his vocation. Curious about the world of books, he soon falls in love with a beautiful young member of a pro-literature underground -- and with literature itself. Critics were divided on the effectiveness of the result; some praised the unique design and eerie color cinematography by Nicolas Roeg, while others found the film's stylized approach overly distancing and attacked the central performances as unnatural. In any case, however, the film inarguably succeeds in making Truffaut's reverence for the written word abundantly clear, especially during the film's justifiably famous finale. ~ Judd Blaise, Rovi
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work IDb5b36b80-f8b4-254c-2c5c-43d7d54b2a83
Grouping Titlefahrenheit 451
Grouping Authoranglo enterprises
Grouping Categorymovie
Last Grouping Update2019-12-13 19:46:22PM
Last Indexed2019-12-15 03:57:40AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
auth_author2Allen, Lewis M., 1922-2003,
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012.
Christie, Julie, 1941-
Cusack, Cyril, 1910-1993,
Diffring, Anton, 1918-1989,
Herrmann, Bernard, 1911-1975,
Noble, Thom,
Richard, Jean-Louis,
Roeg, Nicolas, 1928-2018,
Scott, Alex, 1929-
Spenser, Jeremy, 1937-
Truffaut, François,
author2-roleAllen, Lewis M.,1922-2003,producer.
Anglo Enterprises (Motion picture studio)
Bradbury, Ray,1920-2012.Fahrenheit 451.
Christie, Julie,1941-actor.
Cusack, Cyril,1910-1993,actor.
Diffring, Anton,1918-1989,actor.
Herrmann, Bernard,1911-1975,composer.
Noble, Thom,film editor.
Richard, Jean-Louis,screenwriter.
Roeg, Nicolas,1928-2018,director of photography.
Scott, Alex,1929-actor.
Spenser, Jeremy,1937-actor.
Truffaut, François,screenwriter,director.
Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Vineyard Films.
author_display
detailed_location_salidaSRL Adult DVD
display_descriptionMontag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.
format_category_salidaMovies
format_salidaDVD
idb5b36b80-f8b4-254c-2c5c-43d7d54b2a83
isbn9780783255354
9783866150164
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:.b21680528.i52183385Gunnison VideoDVD Fah1falsefalseOn Shelfgugvi
ils:.b21680528.i52676201WCU Media[DVD] PN1997 .F32 20031falsefalseOn Shelfwsm
ils:.b21680528.i104913721GCP Rifle MediaDVD FAH1falsefalseOn Shelfgcrme
ils:.b21680528.i122811586Bemis MediaDVD ENT FAHRENHE1falsefalseOn Shelfbemed
ils:.b21680528.i47132243EVLD Eagle Public LibraryDVD FAH1falsefalseMissingeve
ils:.b21680528.i122811574Bemis MediaDVD ENT FAHRENHE1falsefalseOn Shelfbemed
ils:.b21680528.i91642565Pine River Adult DVDDVD F Fahrenheit1falsefalseOn Shelfprad
ils:.b21680528.i6482746xPitkin Non-Print CollectionDVD FAH1falsefalseOn Shelfpcnp
ils:.b21680528.i65409346Basalt VideoDVD FAH1falsefalseOn Shelfbavd
ils:.b21680528.i41517611GRC Fraser Adult VideoDVD FAH1falsefalseOn Shelfgrfmv
ils:.b21680528.i47132231EVLD Avon Public LibraryDVD FAH1falsefalseOn Shelfeva
ils:.b21680528.i81238307Summit-Breck VideoDVD FAH1falsefalseOn Shelfsubmv
ils:.b21680528.i127388771MRLD Montrose DVDFah1falsefalseOn Shelfmrldv
ils:.b21680528.i65395487MCPLD Central Audio-Vis.DVD FAHRENHEIT1falsefalseOn Shelfmpmvd
ils:.b21680528.i126379154Crested Butte VideoDVD Fah1falsefalseOn Shelfgucvi
ils:.b21680528.i56304936Vail Public Library Fic & Nonfic DVDDVD FAHRENHEIT1falsefalseOn Shelfvldvd
ils:.b21680528.i48779842GCP Silt MediaDVD FAH1falsefalseOn Shelfgcsme
ils:.b21680528.i121063574SD51 Grand Mesa MS AVDVD 791.43 FAH1falsefalseOn Shelfmvgma
ils:.b21680528.i67887065SRL Adult DVDDVD FAH(Sci-fi)1falsefalseDue Dec 23, 2019srdv
ils:.b21680528.i56004904GCP NewCas MediaDVD FAH1falsefalseOn Shelfgcnme
ils:.b21680528.i54957473GCP Carbon MediaDVD FAH1falsefalseOn Shelfgccme
ils:.b21680528.i90963672CCU DVDsVIDEO PN FAHR 20031falsefalseOn Shelfccvid
itype_salidaAdult DVD fiction
Blu-ray
DVD
last_indexed2019-12-15T10:57:40.694Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formFiction
literary_form_fullDramas
Fiction
local_callnumber_salidaDVD FAH(Sci-fi)
owning_library_salidaSalida Regional Library
owning_location_salidaSalida Regional Library
primary_isbn9783866150164
primary_upc025192124020
publishDate2003
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:.b21680528DVDMoviesEnglishUniversal Studios, [2003]1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_salida
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b21680528.i52183385On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i52676201On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i104913721On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i122811586On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i122811574On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i91642565On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i6482746xOn ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i41517611On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i47132231On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i65395487On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i126379154On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i48779842On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i67887065Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsetrue9999
ils:.b21680528.i56004904On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i54957473On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b21680528.i90963672On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
subject_facetAdaptation -- Feature
Adaptations
Book burning -- Drama
Bradbury, Ray, -- 1920-2012. -- Film adaptations
Censorship -- Drama
DVDs
Drama
Feature films
Feature films -- Great Britain
Film adaptations
Foreign films
Intellectual freedom -- Drama
Motion pictures -- Great Britain
Reading -- Political aspects -- Drama
Science fiction -- Feature
Science fiction films
Science fiction films -- Great Britain
Totalitarianism -- Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_displayFahrenheit 451
title_fullFahrenheit 451 [videorecording] / an Enterprise Vineyard Film production ; producer, Lewis M. Allen ; director, François Truffaut ; screenplay by François Truffaut and Jean-Louis Richard
title_shortFahrenheit 451
topic_facetBook burning
Bradbury, Ray
Censorship
DVDs
Feature films
Intellectual freedom
Political aspects
Reading
Totalitarianism
upc025192124020