And so The 1984 Project is about sharing, once a day, a little nugget from 1984 with you. I will keep this going as long as I get some sort of thumbs up, comment, "like" or whatever encouraging sign from you. The day there's no sign, I stop. It's not a threat, no harmed feelings!
Some posts might be in English, but I expect words to come to me in French more naturally in this case, quite obviously. But don't worry, there won't be many words anyway; usually just a YouTube link and a couple of comments will do.
So let's get things started with Orwell. In 1984 they made a movie adaptation of the book, which I saw at tiny Cinema Alain Resnais in Clermont-L'Herault. I don't remember much of the movie, but I don't think it was very good (then again I wouldn't necessarily trust the 14-yr old version of me for movie recommendations).
Eurythmics had a great song at the time, "Sexcrime", which was intended to be part of the movie soundtrack, but ultimately it wasn't selected. I remember being very disappointed at the time. Maybe I would have liked the movie better if it had included this:
That's it for today! Future posts (if any) will be much shorter...