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 movie unites Sir John Hurt and Cyril Cusack, who have in common, playing the role of Control in two different adaptations from John Le Carré novels: Cusack played Control in The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965), while Hurt played in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011).
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, ...
After the rack torture scene, O'Brien removes Winston's front tooth. Later, in the rat mask torture scene, his tooth is back again. (In the book, Winston is given dentures after O'Brien pulled the tooth, but this was not explained in the movie.)
After the end credits finish and the screen goes black, the monotonous end-title music keeps droning on for nine more minutes.
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