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Breaking the Chain
United States | 2009 | 14:00 | Fiction, Live Action
In 1939, the Manhattan Project began with an experiment and a meeting at Columbia University. Hungarian-born physicist, Leo Szilard, has advanced beyond the recent splitting of the atom -- which was believed to have no practical application -- and discovers the next step in physics that will make atomic energy and a bomb imminently possible. Szilard must convince his colleague, Enrico Fermi, and the Physics Dean, George Pegram, to keep their nuclear research secret and protect the world from a technology that could end all human life.
Copyright © 2009 Stuart Weinstock & Shrihari Sathe
Peace on Earth Film Festival | 2011
25 Feb – 27 Feb | Chicago, United States
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