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The war game [videorecording] ; Culloden
DVDs DVDs | Project X | 2006 | Full screen version.
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Location Call No. Volume Status Note
Adult DVD-Nonfiction 355.0217 W DUE 06-02-15

Details

Imprint
[England] : New Yorker Video : Project X, [2006].
Edition
Full screen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (12 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Series
The cinema of Peter Watkins
System Det
DVD; mono.
Note
In English, with optional subtitles in English or French.
Credits
War game: written and produced by Peter Watkins ; BBC ; commentary, Dick Graham, Michael Aspel ; photography, Peter Bartlett ; film editor, Michael Bradsell.
Culloden: written and produced by Peter Watkins ; BBC ; photography, Dick Bush ; editor, Michael Bradsell.
Note
Originally released individually as documentary motion pictures in 1964 (Culloden) and 1965 (War game).
Awards
The war game: Academy Award, Best Documentary Feature, 1967; BAFTA Film Award, Best Short Film; Venice Film Festival, Special Prize.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
War game: A dramatization of the possible effects of nuclear warfare on Great Britain. Explores the physical damage effects, the psychological effects on the survivors, the societal logic for the existence of nuclear arms, and the attempts to understand how the balance of power keeps atomic weapons in check.
Culloden: In 1746 Scots fighting for Bonnie Prince Charlie lose to English forces in Scotland at the brutal battle of Culloden.
Note
Special features: full length audio commentary for The war game by Patrick Murphy; full length audio commentary for Culloden by John Cook.
Local Note
MW, 2-07
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Alt Title
Culloden.
ISBN
156730432X
9781567304329
ISBN/ISSN
881751200341
Music #
NYD 100206 New Yorker Video
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