Countdown to Zero

Countdown to Zero
  • 2010
  • US
  • E
  • Directed by: Lucy Walker
  • Cast: Various

Featuring a range of high profile talking heads, this fast-paced and absorbing polemic against nuclear armament recalls terrifying moments in recent history when the world was seconds away from nuclear war. At times though, it veers worryingly close to fear-mongering.

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Countdown to Zero

23 May 20113 stars

Documentary highlights the problems with nuclear weapons, but proposes no solutions

Following the success of last year’s Oscar-nominated Waste Land, British filmmaker Lucy Walker returns with a persuasive argument for nuclear disarmament in her latest documentary, Countdown to Zero. Featuring a range of high-profile talking heads…

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