When the Wind Blows 1988

When the Wind Blows

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In this hand-drawn animated tale, elderly married couple Hilda (Peggy Ashcroft) and Jim Bloggs (John Mills) have their quiet, simple lives in the English countryside interrupted when they learn of an impending nuclear attack. Not completely understanding the gravity of their situation, Hilda and Jim react archaically and insufficiently after the attack -- and the film takes a dark turn as the radiation begins taking its toll on the unsuspecting couple.

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Audience Reviews for When the Wind Blows

  • Aug 26, 2009
    I havent seen this for absolutely years and as a warning to the masses I think it was absolutely brilliant. It was very subtly done but the message more than gets through well. The scenes near the end are so touching and the ending was just....well watch it and see.
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