Hiroshima 75 Years Later
HIROSHIMA: 75 YEARS LATER Marking the anniversary of the first detonation of a nuclear weapon in wartime and the swift end it brought to World War II, this special features never-before-seen archival footage, long-suppressed colour film from the immediate aftermath of the bomb, and overlooked audio testimony from core protagonists and victims to provide a a unique and highly personal understanding of the most devastating experiment in human history. Told entirely from the first-person perspective of leaders, physicists, soldiers and survivors, this compelling documentary examines the moral, scientific and military conundrums of the atomic bomb as felt by those closest to it. BONUS FEATURE: THE MANHATTAN PROJECT Dawn, July 16, 1945: scientists and dignitaries await the detonation of the first atomic bomb in an isolated area of the New Mexico desert, under the secretive Manhattan Project. Here, Los Alamos scientists and engineers relate their trials, triumphs, and dark doubts about building the ultimate weapon of war.