In 1984, writer-director Michael Radford was given the greenlight to construct his ultimate vision of prominent 1948 novel by George Orwell about a dystopian future where a midlevel bureaucrat falls in love in the ultimate defiance against the repressive regime. Starring John Hurt and Richard Burton in his final performance, shot by legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins and scored by 80s pop group The Eurythmics, does this version deserve to be watched or should it be sent to Room 101?


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