What's the Difference between Nineteen Eighty-Four the Book and 1984 the Movie?


Nineteen Eighty-Four

Released: 1949
Author: George Orwell


Released: 1984
Director: Michael Radford
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Winston Smith
Winston Smith
Portrayed by: John Hurt
Portrayed by: Richard Burton
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   Ingsoc’s salute is a clenched fist. The salute is the crossing of the forearms to make an X.
   Party members refer to each other as "Comrade". They call each other "brother" and "sister".
   Winston works at the Records Department. It is called the Mini-Rec.
   The Ministry of Plenty is called the Mini-plenty. It is named the mini-prod.
   Winston and Julia go together to visit O'Brien's private residence in the Victory Mansions. They are looking for information about joining the Brotherhood. Winston goes alone and it isn't clear that he is looking for information about the Brotherhood.
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