George Orwell's terrifying vision comes to the screen.
Adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece with John Hurt as Winston Smith. Smith 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 labelled Ministry of Love he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Richard Burton), a coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts and crush his soul.