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‘There is Still Time … Brother’ antipodean cinema and nuclearism in the mid-to-late Cold war

Broderick, M. (2016) ‘There is Still Time … Brother’ antipodean cinema and nuclearism in the mid-to-late Cold war. Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, 36 (1). pp. 53-67.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01439685.2015.1134109
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Abstract

From the late 1950s to the early 1990s, representations of cold war ‘nuclearism’ featured regularly in Australian and New Zealand cinema. Narrative dramas envisioned a range of scenarios including atomic attacks, nuclear terrorism, global annihilation and post-holocaust survivability. Films also depicted community protest and resistance to nuclear weapons, as well as the questioning of security alliances that rendered antipodean cities primary nuclear targets. This article considers a range of such films within the historical and geopolitical contexts of their production.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Arts
Publisher: Routledge as part of the Taylor and Francis Group
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/30310
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