Oscar-nominated director Michael Radford's take on George Orwell's 1984is getting its first UK Blu-ray release this summer. Read my interview with Radford here, where we got into the special effects in the film, especially those of the helicopter scene.

Relive the dystopian sci-fi drama 1984 with this HMV exclusive Premium Collection Blu-ray™, DVD & Digital Download available 13 August from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

In a holocaustic future world, perpetually at war, where failure to conform is the ultimate crime, Winston Smith (John Hurt) rewrites history books and finds himself dreaming of escape from the all-seeing eyes of the Authorities. He embarks on a passionate (and illegal) affair with a young woman (Suzanna Hamilton) but they are soon caught and Smith undergoes a nightmarish brainwashing at the hands of the chief inquisitor O'Brien (Richard Burton).

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