Directed by Mick Jackson
In September 1984, it was aired on the BBC and shocked tens of millions of UK viewers. Four months later, it was broadcast in America on TBS and became the most watched basic cable program in history. After more than three decades, it remains one of the most acclaimed and shattering made-for- television movies of all time. Reece Dinsdale (Coronation Street), David Brierly (Doctor Who) and Karen Meagher (in a stunning debut performance) star in this “graphic and haunting” (People Magazine) docudrama about the effects of a nuclear attack on the working-class city of Sheffield, England as the fabric of society unravels.
This legendarily haunting docudrama depicts the effects of a nuclear attack on the working-class city of Sheffield, England.
Cast: Karen Meagher, Reece Dinsdale, David Brierly
my absolute favourite movie. sticks with you forever.
A genuinely horrific movie, made more as a warning than entertainment. And it certainly delivers.
This was the wrong movie to watch while in quarantine for a global pandemic.
Very disturbing and doesn't shy away from showing the true disastrous nature of nuclear war.
In 2020, this feels too real. Questions of why we are here and how we got here followed for me. This film is so fathomable, it's actually quite scary. Makes the Fallout universe seem like Disneyland. "Depressing" is putting it lightly.