TV Movie | | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
The effects of a nuclear holocaust on the working class city of Sheffield, England and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization.
In return for allowing Mike Jackson and Barry Hines to attend a training course for reconstruction after a nuclear, they agreed to show the film to Home Office officials in advance of broadcast. The officials criticised the film as exaggerated and likely to cause panic. As Jackson had done extensive research before the film, he was able to defend its content.
This time, they are playing with at best the destruction of life as we know it, and at worst total annihilation. You cannot win a nuclear war!
Peace Speaker: Now just suppose the Russians win this war... What exactly would they be winning? What would they have ...
Heckler #1: ...
The title of the first scene says the date is March 5. Later in that same scene, the radio announces the date is March 20.
A new director-approved widescreen edition was released to UK Blu-ray in December 2018.
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