Famous satirical allegory of Soviet totalitarianism during the Stalin era.
Yugoslavia in 1946, Kenya in 1991, the United Arab Emirates in 2002. Delayed in UK because of the anti-Stalin theme
Yugoslavia in 1946, Kenya in 1991, the United Arab Emirates in 2002. After its translation into Russian, it was banned by Stalin's government in all Soviet-ruled areas. Delayed publication in UK because of the anti-Stalin theme
(UK) "Four legs good, two legs bad". The CIA obtained the film rights to "Animal Farm" from Orwell's widow, Sonia, after his death and covertly funded the production as anti-Communist propaganda. Maurice Denham provided the voices for all the characters except the narrator.
By George Orwell. A pig. Napoleon's mouthpiece.
By George Orwell. Prize-winning pig. Gives a speech to start the revolution, but dies three days later. Based on both Lenin and Marx.
By George Orwell. a pig - the leader of the farm after the rebellion (and death of Old Major) representing Stalin.
By George Orwell. The donkey. A cynic who represents people who fail to believe that communism will benefit the Russian people.
By George Orwell. A horse who likes wearing ribbons representing the bourgeoisie.
By George Orwell. A horse. The strong and loyal workhorse killed by the pigs, representing the proletariat.
By George Orwell. A pig - Napoleon's rival (inspired by Trotsky)
By George Orwell. The tame raven who spreads stories of Sugarcandy Mountain representing religion.
By George Orwell. A horse. Boxer's loyal friend representing the educated middle class.