6 of banned books and movies
• 6 banned books and films
Each of us have favorite books and movies. But did you know that some of the bestsellers in literature and cinema were banned. Not all the books of modern foreign prose, and not all modern films can boast of such "achievements". Here are 6 books and movies that have been banned.
1. The Hunger Games.
A series of books that have become grossing film. The film and the book The Hunger Games raised very controversial topics, such as reality shows and children fight to the death as entertainment. Thus, the first film in the series wanted to ban because of the high degree of child abuse.
First published in 1961, Catch-22 is a satirical novel written by Joseph Heller. Today, Catch-22 is considered one of the greatest works of fiction of all time. However, after the release of the novel in the light of several American states, including Ohio, Texas and Washington have banned the book in connection with the dismissive reference to women.
3. Monty Python's Life of Brian.
Monty Python - a group of comedians from the UK, recognized the most influential comedians of all time. Their numerous TV shows, movies, and his play have been incredibly successful. But the project Monty Python's Life of Brian was banned in Norway, Ireland and some areas of England. The reason - the offensive and inappropriate jokes on religious grounds.
Avatar became the highest grossing film in cinema history and broke the record of fees - $ 2 billion. Positive reviews and two "Golden Globe". Nevertheless, China has banned two-dimensional version of the film, considering that the film can lead to rebellion and violence.
1984 - George Orwell's novel, published in 1949. The book describes a society living by the rules of the totalitarian regime. All actions and even thoughts of the person subject to strict control. A year after the release of the book banned in the Soviet Union. In the US and UK book almost banned during the Cuban crisis.
6. Animal Farm.
Another novel dystopia Orwell which also describes the totalitarianism and dictatorship. The book also was banned in the Soviet Union. Another book banned in the UAE due to talking pig. The UAE has decided that it is against Islamic values. In North Korea, and Cuba book banned until now.