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Threads

Threads (1984)

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Release Date: Sep 23, 1984 Wide

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Originally produced by the BBC, Threads is a shattering speculative tale the onset of World War III, and the horrors of the post-apocalyptic society that struggles for survival. The film takes place in the ruins of Sheffield, a British working class town. Despite the fact that the world seems to be falling apart all around them, a young couple (Karen Meagher, Reece Meagher) intend to go ahead with their upcoming wedding. As the date draws near, however, simmering international tensions soon

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July 5, 2008

[S]eared a black furrow across my soul as a teen that has never healed... it still plagues the dim recesses of my imagination.

August 6, 2005 Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher | Comment (1)
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Audience Reviews for Threads

In this VERY graphic dramatisation of a city during the lead up to nuclear war and the following fall-out, we're shown that things would be completely horrible.
Got to ask...did anyone think it would be sunshine, peaches and ice-cream all round?
March 30, 2010
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brutal stuff!!! very realistic, this is graphic and morbid..ultimately depressing..but movie production values are high and not much is held back...not exactly entertaining but is gripping drama if apocalypse genre is your thing...
June 13, 2008
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