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About the film


california nuclear war small town dystopia disaster based on short story woman director


Release Date: November 04, 1983

Year    :   1983
Slogan    :   «Imagine a day like any other. The children are fighting, the refrigerator is humming. Highways are jammed, playgrounds are filled. Everything is perfectly normal... For the very last time.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   American Playhouse, Entertainment Events, Paramount
Director    :   Lynne Littman
Producers    :   Margery Simkin, Jonathan Bernstein, Lynne Littman
Writers    :   John Sacret Young, Carol Amen
RunTime    :   90 mins.
Budget    :   1500000
Revenue    :   2044892

It is just another day in the small town of Hamlin until something disastrous happens. Suddenly, news breaks that a series of nuclear warheads has been dropped along the Eastern Seaboard and, more locally, in California. As people begin coping with the devastating aftermath of the attacks — many suffer radiation poisoning — the Wetherly family tries to survive.

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