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Roland Joffe on Shadow Makers

Title
Roland Joffe on Shadow Makers
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:07:04
Description
Interview with Roland Joffe, director of the film Shadow Makers (known in the USA as Fat Man and Little Boy) on the importance of the film; casting and the real figures including Robert Oppenheimer and Leslie Groves; and what the story is about- the building of the atom bomb and why it was dropped on a city.
Contributors
Roland Joffe
Keywords
Films; Film makers; Nuclear weapons; Nuclear bomb; Nuclear weapons testing; Nuclear engineering; Paul Newman; Nuclear physics; Robert Oppenheimer; Leslie Groves; Shadow Makers; Fat Man and Little Boy

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