1984 (1956)

Big Brother is Watching.

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Drama
  • Release Date: 1956-03-06
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 108 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 30min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Holiday Film Productions Ltd.
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Michael Anderson
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From 108 Ratings


In a totalitarian future society, a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

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  • Edmond O'Brien

    as Winston Smith of the Outer Party
  • Jan Sterling

    as Julia of the Outer Party
  • Michael Redgrave

    as O'Connor of the Inner Party
  • David Kossoff

    as Charrington the Junk Shop Owner
  • Mervyn Johns

    as Jones
  • Donald Pleasence

    as R. Parsons
  • Carol Wolveridge

    as Selina Parsons
  • Ernest Clark

    as Outer Party Announcer
  • Patrick Allen

    as Inner Party Official
  • Ronan O'Casey

    as Rutherford
  • Bartlett Mullins

    as Syme
  • Michael Ripper

    as Outer Party Orator
  • Ewen Solon

    as Outer Party Orator
  • Kenneth Griffith

    as Prisoner
  • Walter Gotell

    as Guard (uncredited)
  • Patrick Troughton

    as Man on Telescreen (uncredited)
  • John Vernon

    as Big Brother (uncredited)
  • Barbara Keogh

    as Special Woman (uncredited)
  • Barbara Cavan

    as Woman (voice) (uncredited)
  • Anthony Jacobs

    as Telescreen (voice) (uncredited)
  • Bernard Rebel

    as Kalador (uncredited)
Directing Michael Anderson Director
Production N. Peter Rathvon Producer
Camera C.M. Pennington-Richards Director of Photography
Editing Bill Lewthwaite Editor
Writing George Orwell Novel
Writing William Templeton Screenplay
Writing Ralph Gilbert Bettison Screenplay
Sound Malcolm Arnold Original Music Composer
Production Robert Lennard Casting
Art Terence Verity Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up L. V. Clark Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Henry Montsash Hairstylist