Dr Strangelove to be screened
As part of ‘War Film Month’, Cinephiles Film Club will be screening ‘Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)’ at Lamakaan, Road No 1, Banjara Hills on March 27.
As part of 'War Film Month', Cinephiles Film Club will be screening 'Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)' at Lamakaan, Road No 1, Banjara Hills on March 27.
Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, more commonly known simply as Dr Strangelove, is a 1964 political satire black comedy film that satirises the cold war fears of a nuclear conflict between the Soviet Union and the United States.
The film was directed, produced, and co-written by Stanley Kubrick, stars Peter Sellers, George C Scott and Slim Pickens. Production took place in the United Kingdom. The film is loosely based on Peter George's thriller novel Red Alert (1958).
The story concerns an unhinged United States Air Force general who orders a first strike nuclear attack on the Soviet Union. It follows the President of the United States, his advisors, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and a Royal Air Force (RAF) officer as they try to recall the bombers to prevent a nuclear apocalypse. It separately follows the crew of one B-52 bomber as they try to deliver their payload.