Release Date: December 13th, 2013
Not Yet Rated|2 hr. 25 min.
Filmmaker Atsushi Funahashi tells the stories of Japan's nuclear refugees.
Director: Atsushi Funahashi
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
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