When the Wind Blows

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Released: 1986

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Posted by Unknown user on Dec 5, 2008:
It doesn't seem right to describe this touching film about the horrors of nuclear war, as it affects one elderly, out-of-date British couple, as a cartoon. There is black humour here, as they wonder when the phones will be working again, and hide under a matress to protect them from the radioactive fallout, but it's less funny when we realize that there would be nothing more useful that could be done in the face of a real nuclear strike. The topic may be less relevant since the end of the Cold War, but this doesn't make the film any less poignant.

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