R | | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a totalitarian future society, a man, whose daily work is re-writing history, tries to rebel by falling in love.
The actor and actress, who played the roles of Parsons (Gregor Fisher) and the Telescreen Announcer (Phyllis Logan), appeared in Michael Radford's first feature film, Another Time, Another Place (1983).
This is our land. A land of peace and of plenty. A land of harmony and hope. This is our land. Oceania. These are our people. The workers, the strivers, the builders. These are our people. The builders of our world, struggling, fighting, bleeding, ...
When the telescreen is broadcasting the news that Ogilvy has been awarded the order of Conspicuous Gallantry, the announcer says that Ogilvy has received the order for his actions against the forces of Eastasia. However, at that point of the movie Oceania is at war with Eurasia, not Eastasia.
The movie begins with the title "Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."