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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
TBC
Cast
Directors
Michael Madsen.
Screenwriters
Jesper Bergmann
Michael Madsen.
Running Time
78 minutes

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Into Eternity
Disturbing nuclear doc


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Plot
Michael Madsen's documentary explores the cavernous Onkalo nuclear waste depository in Finland, a subterranean dumping ground for radioactive materials designed to last for thouands of years.


Review
Into Eternity
Michael Madsen’s (no, not that one) documentary about Onkalo, Finland’s permanent nuclear waste repository site throws up a series of questions about the industry — not the finger-pointing sort, mind, but the kind which get a sci-fi writer’s head spinning (hint: storage isn’t the difficult part when dealing with a substance that remains harmful for 100,000 years). His opening statement may feel a little pretentious, but stick with it, and the director’s point simmers down to reveal something all at once clever, alarming and — amid the testimony of various experts, none of whom can be certain of the situation’s outcome — strangely zen.


Extras

Into Eternity Into Eternity
Released: 17 January 2011
Deleted scenes.


Verdict
A captivating, and sometimes alarming, exposé of the business end of nuclear power. Watch as part of a behind-the-sofa double bill with Countdown To Zero.


Reviewed by Sam Toy

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