Secret Weapon


2h 1990

Brief Synopsis

Based on the true story of Mordechai Vanunu, the Israeli nuclear technician who exposed his country's production of nuclear weapons. Dramatizes the events leading up to Vanunu's capture and trial for espionage in Israel.

Film Details

Genre
Drama
Thriller
Biography
Spy
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Atlab-Gold Coast, Australia; Eastman Kodak; Panavision, Ltd.; Set Meals; TNT; Technicolor
Distribution Company
Turner Home Entertainment Company
Location
Sydney, Australia; Rome, Italy; London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Based on the true story of Mordechai Vanunu, the Israeli nuclear technician who exposed his country's production of nuclear weapons. Dramatizes the events leading up to Vanunu's capture and trial for espionage in Israel.

Crew

Mervyn Asher

Production

Graham Attwood

Photography

Frank Barnaby

Special Thanks To

Nicky Kentish Barnes

Location Manager

Wayne Barry

Associate Producer (Australia)

Ray Bateman

Electrician

Julie Belle

Production Designer

Graham Benson

Executive Producer (Tvs)

Gordon Billings

Props

George Blackwell

Driver

Richard Brierley

Camera Assistant

Denis Brock

Gaffer

Anton Cannon

Props

Paul Carr

Dubbing Mixer

Corinne Cartier

Script Executive (Tvs)

Marcus Catlin

Assistant Director

John Chandler

Boom Operator

Penny Chapman

Executive Producer (Australian Broadcasting)

Terry Chapman

Grip

Freddie Chiverton

Driver

Carol Chrilian

Production Manager

Jack Collins

Electrician

Derek Creedon

Property Master

Bill Cross

Sound Department

Michael Crouch

Dubbing Editor

Michael Deakin

Executive Producer

Gillie Delap

Production

Peter Elliott

Dialogue Editor

Terry English

Driver

Danny Evans

Props

Nick Evans

Producer

Nick Evans

Screenwriter

Peter Fitzgerald

Assistant Director

John Fletcher

Other

Sabina Fletcher

Accounting Assistant

Edward Francis

Props

Barry Gaunt

Photography

Peter Grace

Sound Department

Constantine Gregory

Dialogue Coach

Stephen Grey

Special Thanks To

Stevie Hall

Hair

Catherine Halloran

Wardrobe

Sarah Hayward

Script Supervisor

Martyn Hebert

Production Designer

Peter Helsop

Assistant Director

Peter Hounam

Special Thanks To

Alan Hume

Director Of Photography

Alfred Hurley

Props

Maurice Hutchinson

Grip

Marilyn Johnson

Casting Director (United Kingdom)

Laura Julian

Production Manager

Peter Swords King

Makeup Assistant

Peter Swords King

Makeup Artist

Eve Koszta

Makeup

Sandra Levy

Special Thanks To

Alan Lisk

Music

Nick Love

Office Runner

Barry Lumley

Wardrobe

Kerrie Mainwaring

Other

Peter Matthews

Assistant Editor

Rhonda Mcavoy

Script Supervisor

Andrew Mcclymont

Camera Assistant

Calum Mcfarlane

Other

Stewart Meachem

Wardrobe Assistant

Hugo Middleton

Assistant Editor

Michelle Milgate

Art Director

Liz Mullinar

Casting (Australia)

Ksana Nataleko

Publicity

Dennis Pack

Construction Manager

Keith Palmer

Editor

Roger Pearce

Camera Operator

David Pearson

Boom Operator

Ken Pettigrew

Gaffer

Billy Pochetty

Gaffer

Julia Ritchie

Location Manager

Julie Sheperd

Assistant Art Director

Julie Sheppard

Assistant Art Director

Malcolm Smith

Grip

Bobby Snooks

Generator Operator

Simon Starling

Other

Roy Stevens

Assistant Director

Sandy Stevens

Production Coordinator

Polly Tapson

Production Coordinator

Jane Tomblin

Assistant Art Director

Len Tremble

Footsteps Editor

Alan Trevena

Grip

Will Tyler

Production Accountant

Timothy Unsworth

Assistant Location Manager

Julie Waite

Other

Cherry West

Makeup

Clinton White

Assistant Director

Sue Yelland

Costume Designer

Film Details

Genre
Drama
Thriller
Biography
Spy
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Atlab-Gold Coast, Australia; Eastman Kodak; Panavision, Ltd.; Set Meals; TNT; Technicolor
Distribution Company
Turner Home Entertainment Company
Location
Sydney, Australia; Rome, Italy; London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video August 1, 1990

Aired in United States March 19, 1990

Began shooting September 11, 1989.

Completed shooting November 3, 1989.