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'When The Wind Blows' is a fantastic, poignant British animation film, about an elderly couple obliviously meeting their doom in a nuclear holocaust. They naively believe they'll be all right if they follow the instructions of 'a what to do when under nuclear attack' Government manual.

There are superb, understated performances by John Mills and Peggy Ashcroft, in an adaptation of a Raymond Briggs novel. He also wrote the script. Though the Cold War may be over, 'When The Wind Blows' still resonates today in exposing how governments seem to think that their populations are stupid.

Directed by Jimmy Murakami, with music by Roger Waters of Pink Floyd.

- Paul Rance/

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When The Wind Blows Voice Cast List
Peggy Ashcroft as Hilda Bloggs
John Mills as Jim
Robin Houston as Announcer

Directed by Jimmy T. Murakami


John Mills DVDs

Amazon Videos of the film

When The Wind Blows

When The Wind Blows

Amazon Original Soundtrack CDs of the film

Product image for ASIN: B000007UL5 When the Wind Blows
Product image for ASIN: B00000760V When the Wind Blows

Amazon Original 'When The Wind Blows' Book - on which the film was based

Product image for ASIN: 0140094199 When the Wind Blows
Author: Raymond Briggs
Product image for ASIN: 0140094199 When the Wind Blows
Author: Raymond Briggs

Raymond Briggs DVDs available from

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