Nuclear Nation Poster

Release Date: 2012

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Atsushi Funahashi tells the stories of Japan's nuclear refugees.

Director: Atsushi Funahashi

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Unfortunately, Nuclear Nation is slow going, and given the uniqueness of the documentation and the importance of its message, it deserves to be more compelling than it is. show more

  • Over the nine months the movie chronicles, about half the refugees leave the school building. Many return to the Fukushima area, but none to Futaba, which is still radioactive and officially off-limits. show more

  • Nuclear Nation is likely to attract those who already oppose such power plants. But supporters should see it, too, if only to hear the opposition’s arguments. The film raises issues that aren’t going away. show more

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