Atomic juggernaut

Canada, 1971

Film
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In India they call it Anushkati - the atomic juggernaut - a modern miracle brought from Canada to light an entire region. This film shows the strange procession made by the calandria, the heart of the nuclear reactor, hauled by huge diesel tractors from the seaport in India to the proposed site of the reactor, along a roadway specially prepared beforehand. Everywhere the juggernaut passed, ancient life stopped for a moment to witness the arrival of this new deity.

Credits

director

Eugene Boyko

co-producer

Tom Daly

Walford Hewitson

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:17:00:00

Colour

Colour

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