The Atomic Cafe
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Frequently Asked Questions
- How long is The Atomic Cafe?
- The Atomic Cafe is 1 hr 28 min long.
- Who directed The Atomic Cafe?
- Kevin Rafferty
- What is The Atomic Cafe about?
- This darkly humorous documentary consists of archival footage about nuclear warfare. Drawing largely on government propaganda and training films for American soldiers, the movie, presented in collage form, features clips from early in the Cold War era that are filled with alarming misinformation. Some segments address the alleged safety of nuclear radiation, "duck and cover" drills and other related topics, including instructions for living in a fallout shelter.