Animal Farm (1980 film) (Johnsonverse)

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Animal Farm is a 1980 film directed by Timothy Hill. It is based on the 1946 novel of the same name by George Orwell. The film stars Douglas Fielding, Paul Scofield, Jill Balcon, Griffith Jones, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Alan Stamford, Peter Ustinov, Patrick Stewart, Richard Pryor, and Louise Gold.

The film was released on December 28, 1980, and was praised for its effects, acting, music, and its overall adherence to the book, and during the Stacker era, was considered "the last great Johnson Studios movie".

Plot

Nicholas Jones (Griffith Jones), a farmer on hard times with only his cat and his wife (Jill Balcon) for company.

Cast

  • Patrick Stewart as Napoleon - Based on Joseph Stalin, Napoleon presents himself as
  • Peter Ustinov as Old Major - Old Major is

Production