Poignant docu­men­tary in which the few remaining eyewit­nesses talk about the Amer­ican nuclear test of the 1950s. After decades of confi­den­tiality, they tell their story for the first time.
While doing research for a feature film, film­maker Morgan Knibbe (Those Who Feel the Fire Burning, 2014) collected the personal accounts of the few witnesses of the Amer­ican nuclear tests in the 1950s who are still alive. Their candid testi­monies are discon­certing. After more than forty years of manda­tory silence, the last atomic soldiers’ talk about their expe­ri­ences, straight into the camera, in this short, poignant documentary. 

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Sound Design

Title: The Atomic Soldiers
Year: 2018
Duration : 23 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2018

PolitiekGeschiedenis

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Korte Documentaire (2018)
Morgan Knibbe

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