TV Series | TV-14 | | Drama, History, War
In 1943, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, a team of government scientists is working on the top secret Manhattan Project in a race to produce an atomic bomb before the Nazis. Meanwhile, their families adjust to a life on the military base.
For the director/producer 'Thomas Schlamme', the visual pattern for the show when shooting the pilot is influenced by Robert Altman's McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971).
The show frequently has the military using Metric distances. The military during WWII were still using customary units (feet, yards, and miles). However, these were military scientists, who would have indeed used metric.
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