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ECLIPSE OF THE MAN MADE SUN

Australia, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Science Film Fest)

Director: Amanda Stewart, Nicolette Freeman

When did we stop worrying and learn to live with the Bomb? Eclipse explores how we were persuaded to believe that the bomb was not the destroyer, but our protector. Nuclear energy too, we were assured, would provide us with an endless supply of safe power. This compelling documentary draws on a extraordinary variety of footage to show how we were sold the nuclear myth.

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