Production[ edit ] The animation historian Brian Sibley doubts that the team responsible was aware of the source of the funding initiating the project, which came from the Central Intelligence Agency to further the creation of anti-communist art.
This change finally spurs the oppressed animals of the nearby farms to gather at Animal Farm to decide upon their future. Synopsis With a huge downpour of rain washing away a large structure, Jessie, a Border Collie dog narrates how the animals have been in hiding from Napoleon and his spies but are now ready to come out of hiding.
The animation style has been described as "Disney-turned-serious". Frederick, A summary of the movie animal farm neighboring farmer, cheats Napoleon in the purchase of some timber and then attacks the farm and dynamites the windmill, which had been rebuilt at great expense.
He also dismisses any claim that Boxer was sold in exchange for money. The next morning, Mr. She then begins to tell how they came to be in this situation. Jones invites him to a gathering he is hosting, also wishing to talk about his debts with Mr. Jessie remarks she will not let this family "make the same mistakes" of the neglect of Jones or the abuse of Napoleon, and is aware the small remnant of animals will now to have work along their new masters to restore the Farm.
One night, Old Majorthe prize pig and the second-oldest animal on the farm, calls all of the animals on the farm together for a meeting, where he decries their abuse and unhappiness under Jones, encouraging the animals to oust him, while emphasizing that they must hold true to their convictions after they have gained freedom.
Jones Pete Postlethwaitestruggles with debt to neighbor farmer Mr. In a flashback sequence to the s, farmer Mr. The animals receive less and less food, while the pigs grow fatter. Later that fall, Jones and his men return to Animal Farm and attempt to retake it. Using a young pig named Squealer as a mouthpiece, Napoleon spurs the animals into setting forth his regime.
To instill fear, Napoleon holds a "trial" and a sheep and duck join the hens accused as traitors. Life for all the animals except the pigs is harsh.
Snowball paints on the barn doors what he calls the Seven Commandments of "Animalism". It is an adaptation of the George Orwell novel of the same name. Jessie confesses to the other animals that she witnessed the pigs living in the house and sleeping in the beds.
As other animals watch the scene from outside the window, they cannot tell the pigs from the humans. Benjamin notices that the van that comes for Boxer is marked with the words "Horse Slaughterer", but Boxer is taken to his death before the other animals can intervene.
The pigs elevate themselves to positions of leadership, and set aside special food items "by virtue of their brainwork".
Pilkington drives a cart with his wife and two sons through Mr. He had, in fact, "altered" the commandment, "No animal shall sleep in a bed", to "No animal shall sleep in a bed with sheets. Afterwards, Napoleon declares himself the new leader, along with Squealer as his propagandistand makes changes.
Boxeran incredibly strong horse, proves himself to be the most valuable animal in this endeavor. Whymper for a supply of jellies and jams.
Jones goes to investigate but ends up slipping in the mud, accidentally firing his shotgun and killing Old Major in complete contrast to the orginal book where Old Major simply died in his sleep from old age.
The film closes with a smashed portrait of Napoleon as he is being overwhelmed by the animals and beaten to death. Snowball has planned for such an invasion and leads the animals to victory, causing the humans to retreat.
The Commandments are reduced to a single phrase: Jones blows the windmill up with dynamite. Afterwards, a supply of alcohol is delivered. Eventually, the pigs begin walking on their hind legs and take on many other qualities of their former human oppressors.
After Boxer collapses from being overworked, Squealer informs Jessie that Napoleon will be sending Boxer to the hospital. Late one night, the animals manage to defeat the farmer Mr. The animals complete the harvest and meet every Sunday to debate farm policy. Snowball begins drawing plans for a windmill, which will provide electricity and thereby give the animals more leisure time, but Napoleon vehemently opposes such a plan on the grounds that building the windmill will allow them less time for producing food.A short summary of George Orwell's Animal Farm.
This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of Animal Farm. and declares his intent to ally himself with the human farmers against the laboring classes of both the human and animal communities.
He also changes the name of Animal Farm back to the Manor Farm, claiming that this title. Manor Farm is renamed Animal Farm, and the Seven Commandments of Animalism are painted on the barn wall. Initially, the rebellion is a success: The animals complete the harvest and meet every Sunday to debate farm policy.
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Animal Farm is a satirical fable set on Manor Farm, a typical English farm.
Orwell employs a third-person narrator, who reports events without commenting on them directly. The narrator describes things as the animals perceive them.Download