Under Control (2011)

Under Control

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This striking, beautifully composed, and undeniably timely documentary takes viewers into the heart of a series of German nuclear power plants, unveiling a surreal, technologically bewildering realm whose bright, sleek, seemingly highly controlled appearance belies the dangerous,destructive forces involved. We see glisteningly bright control rooms, decontamination locks, and smoke-screen devices, and enter the depths of the mineral deposits, all of which reflect the superhuman rationality that … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Special Interest
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Written By: Stefan Stefanescu
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All Critics (7) | Top Critics (5)

Somehow the happy screams of children whirling above a neutered reactor sound a lot less comforting than they should.

Full Review… | December 1, 2011
New York Times
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Sattel constructs a tone poem via impeccably composed pictures that toe the line between beauty and banality, revelation and tedium.

Full Review… | November 29, 2011
Time Out
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[It] settles into a certain lulling monotony, wandering a wilderness of wires, cooling towers, and a thousand other inscrutable devices, but it is a monotony with an undertone of menace.

Full Review… | November 29, 2011
Village Voice
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Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Variety
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Full Review… | December 2, 2011
New York Times
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This documentary about nuclear power plants is as chilling as its title is ironic.

Full Review… | December 5, 2011
Film Journal International

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