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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Tony Blair
Mikhail Gorbachev
Jimmy Carter
Valerie Plame
Directors
Lucy Walker
Screenwriters
Running Time
91 minutes

Countdown To Zero
The real Judgment Day


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Countdown To Zero

Plot
The shadow of nuclear annihilation is ever present in Lucy Walker's examination of proliferation, terrorism and deterrence.


Verdict
Walker was Oscar nominated for Waste Land this year, and while this occasionally unfocused doc doesn't hit those heights, it's still a valuable and scary film that should be seen.


Reviewed by David Hughes

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