newyorker:

In this video, Richard Brody discusses François Truffaut’s 1966 film “Fahrenheit 451”:

As a futuristic science-fiction film, the project opens the door to abstractions—visual as well as intellectual—that had been remote from Truffaut’s earlier films. Critics and viewers didn’t forgive him for surprising them; the film remains audaciously surprising even now.


January 28, 2015