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Half Life: A Parable for the Nuclear Age

Directed by Dennis O'Rourke
Australia, 1985
Documentary

Synopsis

The film features interviews with residents of the nearby Rongelap and Utirik Atolls who were affected by nuclear fallout from the tests. Unlike in previous nuclear tests and despite the considerably more powerful nuclear explosion involved, these residents were not relocated to a safer location.

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Half Life: A Parable for the Nuclear Age Directed by Dennis O'Rourke

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1986 | 2 wins including: Peace Film Award

Munich Film Festival

1986 | Winner: One Future Prize

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