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After the Big One: Nuclear War on the Prairies

After the Big One: Nuclear War on the Prairies

| 23 min

This film deals straightforwardly with the consequences of a nuclear attack for the Canadian Prairies. The Prairies are singled out because of their proximity to huge stockpiles of intercontinental ballistic missiles located in North Dakota. Scenes include a visit to a missile base and to an emergency government bunker in Manitoba. A doctor, a farmer and a civil defence coordinator provide different perspectives on nuclear war. Although the film focuses on one region, it provides a model for people everywhere who would like to know more about their own situation but don't know what questions to ask.

  • director
    Bob Lower
  • script
    Bob Lower
  • producer
    Bob Lower
    Richard Starr
    Michael Scott
  • executive producer
    Marvin Terhoch
    Jan D'Arcy
  • camera
    Ben Matilainen
  • sound
    Ron Place
  • editing
    Greg White
  • sound editing
    Greg White
    Michael Mirus
  • re-recording
    Clive Perry
  • narrator
    Brian Richardson
  • music
    Dan Donahue


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