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Leeds Film Presents: The Atom: A Love Affair
17 Dec 2020 - 31 Jan 2021
LIFF Audience Favourites on Leeds Film Player.
With a wealth of fantastic archive footage and a series of revealing interviews with those who had first hand experience, filmmaker Vicki Lesley tells the turbulent story of the West’s love-hate relationship with nuclear power over the past seventy years. Capturing both the tantalising promise and the repeated disappointments of this singular technology, the film reveals how the post-war, romantic fantasy of an atom-powered future developed into the stormy, on-off relationship still playing out today. A tale of scientific passion and political intrigue all wrapped up in the packaging of a sentimental screen melodrama.
NR / 2019
Documentary, F-Rated • 1h 32m
Director - Vicki Lesley
Screenwriter - Vicki Lesley
Language - English
With Leeds cinemas closed at present, we're bringing you a selection featuring some of the best new international cinema and LIFF audience favourites for you to enjoy over Christmas and into the New Year on Leeds Film Player. There are twelve features now available, including three vibrant and original coming-of-age stories by rising directors.
During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.
Ticket Price : £5.00
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