Arena | George Orwell: 3: Homage to Catalonia

Based on Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell

This profile of George Orwell tells of his war experiences - he was enlisted to fight on the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War. The film begins with his heroic crusade and ends with Orwell fleeing as a wounded, wanted man.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 54'29''
  • Broadcast date: 1984

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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