- Michael Radford
- John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzana Hamilton
Cornell Cinema participates in the nationwide screening of 1984 in April, as Orwell’s portrait of a government that manufactures their own facts, demands total obedience, and demonizes foreign enemies, has never been timelier. The film stars the late John Hurt as Winston Smith, who begins rebelling against his oppressive government by keeping a forbidden diary. Over 180 art house movie theatres across the country in 165 cities and in 43 states, plus five locations in Canada, are screening the film this month, most on April 4th. Cornell Cinema’s event takes place on April 9th at the end of CU’s Spring Break.