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The War Game

The Wednesday Play: The War Game

Directed by Peter Watkins
United Kingdom, 1965
Sci-Fi, Drama, War


The War Game is a fictional, worst-case-scenario docu-drama about nuclear war and its aftermath in and around a typical English city.

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The War Game Directed by Peter Watkins

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1966 | Winner: Special Prize

Academy Awards

1967 | Winner: Best Documentary, Features



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