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Have the differences of the movie's ending from the book ever been explained?

I have just finished watching 1984, with John Hurt and Richard Burton. It stuck fairly to the book, except for two major (for me) differences. At the end, Winston is not shot. When Winston and Julia ...
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In the movie adaptation of George Orwell's 1984, how was the pulling out of Winston's tooth filmed?

In 1984, Winston Smith's tooth is pulled out by O'Brien while he is being tortured. Did they actually pull out the actor's tooth for the scene or was it a visual effect?