1984 (1956)

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In the wake of a war, the world is split into constantly warring continents. Airstrip One, formerly Great Britain, is ruled over by the authoritarian Party and it's all-seeing leader Big Brother. Winston Smith, a member of the Outer Party, and fellow ministry worker JUlia fall in love and try to rebel against the authoriries.

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