A statement by Peter Watkins on the background to the release in the U.K. of "Punishment Park," 2005

Watkins, Peter
October 2005
Vertigo (09687904);Autumn/Winter2005, Vol. 2 Issue 9, p3
The article presents a statement from Peter Watkins about the background to the 2005 release of his motion picture "Punishment Park" in Great Britain. In 1965 Watkins' film "The War Game," which considered the possible results of nuclear exchange between the West and the Soviet Union, was banned by the British Broadcasting Corp. Watkins talks about the negative reaction around the world against his work.


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