When the Wind Blows

TitleWhen the Wind Blows
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1986
AuthorsMurakami, Jimmy T.
Running Time80 minutes
Date Released10/1986
DistributorRecorded Releasing
CountryUnited Kingdom
Mediumanimation
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

In this animated film, an elderly English couple experience World War III. Jim and Hilda Bloggs prepare for the coming nuclear war, a result of deteriorating conditions in the Soviet-Afghan War. Their romanticized memories of World War II and their faith in government preparations are in stark contrast to the devastating nuclear fallout that leave them in despair. 

Cast

Peggy Ashcroft

John Mills

Robin Houston

James Russell

David Dundas

Matt Irving

Credits

Directed by Jimmy Murakami

Produced by John Coates

Written by Raymond Briggs

Music by Roger Waters

Genre

Animation, Comedy, Drama

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