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The Resource Atomic mom, directed and produced by M.T. Silvia, (DVD videorecording)

Atomic mom, directed and produced by M.T. Silvia, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Atomic mom
Title
Atomic mom
Statement of responsibility
directed and produced by M.T. Silvia
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
"A film about two women, both mothers, who have very different experiences of the atom bomb. One is the filmmaker's mother, Pauline Silvia, who was a biologist in the Navy in the early 1950s and was sent to the Nevada Test Site where she participated in five detonations. At 23 years old, she was one of the few women scientists on an elite team of researchers. After decades of silence, Pauline is in a crisis of conscience about the work she did ... She reveals some of the grim and dark secrets of the U.S. atomic testing program. In an attempt to reconcile with her own mother's past, her daughter, filmmaker M.T. Silvia, meets Emiko Okada, a Hiroshima survivor trying to resolve her own history in Japan. She was eight years old when the bomb was dropped and her twelve-year-old sister was never found. After many years of silence, Ms. Okada gives testimony of her atomic bomb experience and her commitment to education and disarmament. The film follows these survivors, each on a different end of atomic warfare, as they "meet" through the filmmaking process, and as they ... attempt to understand the other"--Container
Cataloging source
CUT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Rick Butler ; editor, Jennifer Chinlund ; music, Marco D'Ambrosio, Klaudia Promessi ; Hiroshima cinematographer, Kazushi Kuroda
Language note
English and Japanese dialogue; English version has English subtitles for the Japanese, Japanese version has Japanese subtitles for the English; closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Silvia, M. T
  • Silvia, Pauline H
  • Okada, Emiko
  • Smartgirl Productions
  • Women Make Movies (Firm)
Runtime
80
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Silvia, Pauline H
  • Okada, Emiko
  • Women biologists
  • Atomic bomb victims
  • Atomic bomb
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear weapons information
  • Nonfiction films
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Atomic mom, directed and produced by M.T. Silvia, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Copyright has: Smartgirl Productions
  • Originally produced as a documentary film in 2011
  • Special feature: music video, Truth be told
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (80 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)777866614
  • (OCoLC)ocn777866614
  • 559690
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Atomic mom, directed and produced by M.T. Silvia, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Copyright has: Smartgirl Productions
  • Originally produced as a documentary film in 2011
  • Special feature: music video, Truth be told
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (80 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)777866614
  • (OCoLC)ocn777866614
  • 559690
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

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