|aNineteen eighty-four|h[videorecording] /|cVirgin Films presents an Umbrella-Rosenblum production ; produced by Simon Perry ; written and directed by Michael Radford.
|aGeorge Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four
|aSanta Monica, CA :|bDistributed by MGM Home Entertainment,|cc2003.
|a1 videodisc (110 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aBased on the novel by George Orwell.
|aDVD release of the 1984 motion picture.
|aSpecial feature: original theatrical trailer.
|aDirector of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Tom Priestley ; music, Eurythmics and Dominic Muldowney.
|aJohn Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack.
|a"Winston Smith (Hurt) endures a squalid existence in totalitarian Oceania under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. But his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the chillingly labeled 'Ministry of Love, ' he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Burton), a coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts-- and crush his soul"--Container.
|aMPAA rating: R.
|aDVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital mono.
|aIn English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.