“2081” Film Review – (QUIZ)

Yesteday we watched a film version of “Harrison Bergeron” called “2081”.

The film is here: https://www.teaching2081.org/

The story is here: http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/harrison.html

There were some differences (adaptations) between the two media:

In the film:

  • Harrison threatens the crowd with a bomb.
  • He has a transmitter to show everyone who is oppressing them.
  • Harrison makes a speech.
  • There were some dialogue changes / switches.

Learning Target: Writing a critical review and compare – contrast piece.

Today: Write a 1 to 2 paragraph review of the film “2081”.  In explaining your point of view, give details about the story and / or the differences with the text.  Did the changes work?  Was the film better … or worse?  Why? (1 paragraph minimum please)

Helping your understanding of the adaptation of the story into a film – “A Tale of Two Harrisons“:

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