Threads (1984)

Highly Recommended
UK
Television Film
Director: Mick Jackson
Writer: Barry Hines
Cinematographers: Andrew Dunn, Paul Morris
Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Cast: Karen Meagher, Reece Dinsdale, David Brierley, Rita May, Nicholas Lane, Jane Hazlegrove, Henry Moxon, June Broughton, Sylvia Stoker, Harry Beety

Barry “Kes” Hines’s remarkable, authoritative, and upsettingly believable docu-drama follows the progress of two Sheffield families and the city’s chief executive at the outbreak of nuclear war, detailing the build-up to the conflict and the short, medium, and long term effects of its aftermath. Iain.Stott