Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451

Oskar Werner
Director: François Truffaut Cast: Oskar Werner
Oskar Werner
, Julie Christie
Julie Christie
, Cyril Cusack
Cyril Cusack
François Truffaut

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Overview

Legendary French filmmaker François Truffaut made his English-language debut with this adaptation of Ray Bradbury's celebrated novel, which has been given a solid presentation on DVD. Fahrenheit 451 has been transferred to disc in letterboxed format at the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.85:1, which has also been enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Mono; the dialogue is in English, with optional subtitles in Spanish and French. Bonus materials include a commentary track featuring actress Julie Christie, an interview with Ray Bradbury, a short documentary on the making of the film, the picture's original opening sequence, a gallery of promotional artwork, and the movie's original trailer.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/01/2003
UPC: 0025192124020
Original Release: 1966
Rating: NR
Source: Universal Studios
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:53:00
Sales rank: 6,913

Special Features

Closed Caption; The Novel: A discussion with author Ray Bradbury; Making of Fahrenheit 451; Feature commentary with Julie Christie; The music of Farenheit 451; The original title sequence of feature; Photo poster gallery; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Oskar Werner Montag
Julie Christie Linda/Clarisse
Cyril Cusack Captain
Anton Diffring Fabian
Jeremy Spencer Man with the Apple
Bee Duffell Book Woman
Gillian Lewis TV Announcer
Caroline Hunt Helen
Anna Palk Jackie
Roma Milne Neighbor
Gillian Aldam Judoka Woman
Michael Balfour Machiavelli's The Prince
Ann Bell Doris
Yvonne Blake Jewish Question
Frank Cox Prejudice
Arthur Cox First Male Nurse
Fred Cox Pride
Noel Davis TV Announcer
Judith Drynan Plato's Republic
Kevin Elder Second Small Boy
Joan Francis Bar Telephonist
Denis Gilmore Martian Chronicles
David Glover Pickwick Papers
Hermiston Actor
Edward Kaye Judoka Man
Mark Lester First Small Boy
Eric Mason Second Male Nurse
Michael Mundell Stoneman
Donald Pickering TV announcer
John Rae Weir of Hermiston
Alex Scott Henry Brulard
Tom Watson Sgt. Instructor
Chris Williams Black
Earl Younger Nephew of "The Weir of Hermiston"

Technical Credits
François Truffaut Director,Screenwriter
Lewis M. Allen Producer
Sidney Cain Art Director
Syd Cain Production Designer
Bowie Films Special Effects
Bernard Herrmann Score Composer
Harry Horner Production Designer
Thom Noble Editor
Jean-Louis Richard Screenwriter
Nicolas Roeg Cinematographer
David Rudkin Screenwriter
Helen Scott Screenwriter
Charles Staffell Special Effects
Tony Walton Costumes/Costume Designer,Production Designer
Ray Bradbury Source Author

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Titles: The Burning [7:49]
2. Neighbors [6:10]
3. One of the Family [6:16]
4. Up for Promotion [7:23]
5. The Overdose [7:01]
6. David Copperfield [6:24]
7. Dismissed [7:01]
8. Back to the School [3:30]
9. Montag's Passion [3:00]
10. House of Flames [11:58]
11. A Captive Audience [6:26]
12. Nightmare [12:04]
13. A List of Addresses [5:50]
14. The Last Call [:36]
15. The Fugitive [6:43]
16. The Book People [3:27]

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