We Are the Guinea Pigs


1h 31m 1980

Brief Synopsis

Made in the wake of the nuclear power plant accident at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania, this documentary examines the ongoing effects of the disaster. Several scientists who are interviewed explain that the clean-up of the reactor and contaminated buildings necessitated the release of radioactive

Film Details

Release Date
1980
Production Company
Parallel Films
Distribution Company
Parallel Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 31m

Synopsis

Made in the wake of the nuclear power plant accident at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania, this documentary examines the ongoing effects of the disaster. Several scientists who are interviewed explain that the clean-up of the reactor and contaminated buildings necessitated the release of radioactive gases and water into the environment, the results of which are not predictable. People who live near the plant express their fears about their health from the accident and aftermath.

Film Details

Release Date
1980
Production Company
Parallel Films
Distribution Company
Parallel Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 31m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Point of View - Documentary Special Program) April 2-23, 1981.

16mm

color

3294 feet