Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given... See full summary »
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A documentary on the unrest in Ukraine during 2013 and 2014, as student demonstrations supporting European integration grew into a violent revolution calling for the resignation of President Viktor F. Yanukovich.
Landmark dramadoc telling the story of the atomic bomb and its impact on the people of Hiroshima. The film mixes testimony, archive, CGI and full-scale reconstruction to communicate the detailed content and context of this terrible event. Screened in 30 other countries around the world on the 60th anniversary. Written by
One of the fireballs/mushroom clouds shown in the detonation sequence is from the Upshot-Knothole Grable nuclear artillery test, conducted by the US in 1953. See more »
At 47 minutes approx, when A bomb explodes on Hiroshima its sound is heard simultaneously with radiation and fireball (That was a physical mistake or just a "dramatic license"?); approx three minutes later some guy mentions that expansive wave travels at less speed with sound. See more »
The makers of this film had the opportunity to tell the story of this tragic event in history. Instead, it is another attempt to ignore the truth and try to justify the killing of tens of thousands of innocent civilians. There is not enough room here to outline all the misinformation in the film. The key point would be the American government's ignoring the Japanese attempt to surrender in the month before the bombs were dropped. The bomb was developed in order to attack the Germans. When the Germans surrendered before the bomb was ready, well, it had to be used to justify the 2 billion dollars spent. A sad and tragic story, and this film tries to justify the first use of weapons of mass destruction.
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