On April 4, 1984, the fictional hero of George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984 begins the taboo practice of keeping a diary. “Down with Big Brother,” Winston Smith writes over and over. The film follows the life of Winston Smith in Oceania, a country run by a totalitarian government.On April 4, 2017, to commemorate the first day of Winston’s rebellion, theaters across the US -- including Highland Park's own Outdoor Movie Theater (showing this particular movie at Pino's) -- will coordinate screenings of the 1980s movie adaptation of the book. The film stars John Hurt and Richard Burton.Cost is $5 per person, to offset the costs of the movie license. Any additional funds raised will support the Highland Park Outdoor Movie Theater.
Tickets are available for purchase online at Evenbrite.