There home is hit indirectly by a Soviet nuclear bomb, leaving it in ashes and barely standing, with the couple surviving by ducking behind a door that Jim set up as an inner refuge.
From some of the things they say to one another which feels like the usual things you'd talk about. More Info. That these two amiable old pensioners, survivors of the last World War no less, can't grasp the seriousness of the situation is not stupidity, leaflets handed out gave hope that one could survive such an event.
Add the first question. When the Wind Blows is one of those films that keeps on haunting you long after the end credits have stopped rolling.
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Email Address. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Reading a black and white discussion on the ins and outs of nuclear combat, the potential casualties and damage, has limited effect.
This is a unique film that stands alone in terms of animation and stands out from all the typically optimistic, big and bright blockbusters of the eighties.
America produced the dated but very impacting The Day After in 1983, with the film causing Ronald Reagan to reevaluate his Country's nuclear arms policy, while in 1984 the UK gave the cinema world the bleakly shattering Threads. What it presented was far more than I could ever imagine!
There is also a slightly surprising uncharacteristic section within the film as the couple get ready for the bomb blast. Season 44. Jim was a council toilet cleaner before he retired and his character got into trouble with authorities for trying to get above his station.
War is hell but at least there are winners. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email.