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Jackson, Mick, film director. (Added Author).
Brierly, David, actor. (Added Author).
Meagher, Karen, actor. (Added Author).
Dinsdale, Reece, actor. (Added Author).
MVD Entertainment Group (Firm), (Distributor).
Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (117 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : MVD Entertainment Group, 1984.

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Participant or Performer Note:
David Brierly, Karen Meagher, Reece Dinsdale
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by MVD Entertainment Group in 1984.
Summary, etc.:
A docudrama about the effects of a nuclear attack on the working-class city of Sheffield, England as the fabric of society unravels. In 1984, it was aired on the BBC and shocked tens of millions of UK viewers. Four months later, it was broadcast in America and became the most watched basic cable program in history. It remains one of the most acclaimed made-for-television movies ever. Nominated for seven prizes, winner of four awards, including Best Single Drama at the **BAFTA Awards**. *"It's the accumulation of horrific detail that appalls and truly scares us - not just the putrefying bodies but the severing of civilization's entire network, modern man trapped in modernity's ashes." - Rick Groen, **Globe and Mail***
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Nuclear warfare > Environmental aspects > Drama.
Nuclear warfare > Social aspects > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.

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