A global look at the impact of military use of nuclear technology and people's perception of it.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Aftenlandet (1977)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Made with a cast of 192 non-professional actors, Evening Land continues to explore the form of fictional documentary intervening polemically into a period of intense debates about the media... See full summary »

Director: Peter Watkins
Stars: Bent Andersen, Kai Schøning Andersen, Mogens Andersen
Fritänkaren (Video 1994)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

a 274-minute documentary portrait of the life of playwright August Strindberg. The topic of the movie is inextricable from its method of production: for two years, beginning in 1992, Watkins created the film in a communal collaboration.

Director: Peter Watkins
Stars: Anders Mattsson, Lena Settervall, Roland Borgström
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

In this war drama blurring the lines between documentary and fiction, the working class and the bourgeoisie of 19th century Paris are interviewed and covered on television, before and during a tragic workers' class revolt.

Director: Peter Watkins
Stars: Eliane Annie Adalto, Pierre Barbieux, Bernard Bombeau
Gladiatorerna (1969)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Some time in the future, East and West have stopped maintaining standing armies and nuclear weapons. Instead, to settle their differences they pit different teams of crack combat specialists against each other.

Director: Peter Watkins
Stars: Arthur Pentelow, Frederick Danner, Hans Bendrik
Documentary | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A never ending movie that will make you want to have a vacation after you watch it...

Director: Vincent Patouillard
Adventure | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Three U.S. Marines attempt to stop an evil wizard from destroying the barracks.

Directors: Kenneth Anderson, Mike Cowles
Stars: Mike Cowles, Kenneth Anderson, Josh Cannon
Privilege (1967)
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Steven Shorter is the ultimate British music star. His music is listened to by everyone from pre-teens to grandparents. He has no trace of public bad habits or drug involvement. Everyone in... See full summary »

Director: Peter Watkins
Stars: Paul Jones, Jean Shrimpton, Mark London
The Journey (1959)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A British woman trying to escape Hungary with her freedom fighter lover finds herself the obsession of a Communist officer.

Director: Anatole Litvak
Stars: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Jason Robards
Matrjoschka (Video 2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Karin Hoerler
Beijing 2003 (2004)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Ai Weiwei
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A film that criticises and discussed the Australian media coverage of the first gulf war.

Director: Peter Watkins
Stars: Annette Blonski, Alida Chase, Paul Cox
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Not really following any standard plot structure, the film mostly consists of poet L.D. Groban reciting his own poem of 4,080 pages, inter-spliced with X-rated film footage and rock music videos.

Director: John Henry Timmis IV
Stars: Cosmic Lightning, L.D. Groban, J.T.4
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Francine Bastien ...
Herself (Société Radio-Canada)
Brian Mulroney ...
Himself (archive footage)
Mila Mulroney ...
Herself (archive footage)
Edit

Storyline

A global look at the impact of military use of nuclear technology and people's perception of it.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary | War

Edit

Details

Language:

|

Release Date:

5 February 1988 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

The Journey  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

It is the longest cinematic film, a length of 14 hours and 33 minutes. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Don't Go Nuclear
20 May 2016 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

A follow up of sorts to the legendary and infamous The War Game. Watkins goes into great, almost excruciating, detail on the evils of nuclear deterrents and lives with certain families to get their reactions, and awareness to what is going on around them.

It's heavily biased (intentionally so due to the director's convictions), and at times, a very unsubtle and heavy handed approach to dealing with the situation. It is, at best, an interesting approach to dealing with the subject matter and it does bring a certain awareness to what was going on in the world in the pre and post- Live Aid political climate. At worst, however, it can somewhat come off sounding like the ramblings of an insufferable bore who is jabbing his finger at you for reading the wrong newspaper because they're not giving you a true account of what's going on in the world.

One of those films that will need a lot of patience (it's tempting to say a megaton but that would probably displease the director). But for what it's worth, it's a film with good intentions at heart, and remains something that would be of interest for political historians perhaps, or indeed activists.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page