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    We all fall down: nuclear families and post-nuclear worlds

    Halden, Grace (2022) We all fall down: nuclear families and post-nuclear worlds. Berlinale Film Festival ,

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    Abstract

    In NUCLEAR FAMILY, Erin and Travis Wilkerson invite their audience on a family road trip to nuclear silos across the US West. In this article, I discuss how NUCLEAR FAMILY disrupt “nuclear normality”, (as outlined by Robert J. Lifton and Eric Markusen). Further, I explore how the film's frequent reference to “Invasive Species” articulates an ongoing narrative of apocalypse and the human obsession with war.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Depositing User: Grace Halden
    Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2023 12:57
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:54
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/50433

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