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3rd Nov '15 10:13:25 PM Cindylover1969
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Unlike ''Film/{{Threads}}'' and ''Film/TheDayAfter'', which deal with the catastrophic effect of direct strikes, the town of Hamlin suffers no physical damage from the bombs. Instead the residents are forced to deal with the (literal) fallout, as well as gradual radiation poisoning and the drawn-out collapse of what's left of the world outside.
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Unlike ''Film/{{Threads}}'' ''Film/TheDayAfter'' and ''Film/TheDayAfter'', ''Film/{{Threads}}'', which deal with the catastrophic effect of direct strikes, the town of Hamlin suffers no physical damage from the bombs. Instead the residents are forced to deal with the (literal) fallout, as well as gradual radiation poisoning and the drawn-out collapse of what's left of the world outside.
6th Oct '14 8:54:22 PM PhillyDom
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* RetroactiveRecognition: This is an early work of both KevinCostner and [[RiskyBusiness Rebecca]] [[TheHandThatRocksTheCradle DeMornay]], who play a married couple that [[spoiler: lost their baby due to radiation sickness]].
6th Oct '14 8:53:52 PM PhillyDom
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* HappierHomeMovie: The film juxtaposes home-movie footage, used to show the happy times of the family members who are the main characters, with life in the small town after the bomb.
16th Apr '14 8:53:02 AM starwolf99
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* AdaptationExpansion: The film is based on a short story ''The Last Testament'' by Carol Amen.

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* PottyFailure: A tragic example, as it becomes a symptom of radiation sickness. [[spoiler: Scottie]] succumbs to his before he dies.
16th Apr '14 8:44:25 AM starwolf99
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* RetroactiveRecognition: This is an early work of both KevinCostner and [[RiskyBusiness Rebecca]] [[TheHandThatRocksTheCradle DeMornay]], who play a married couple that [[spoiler: lost their baby due to radiation sickness]].
7th Mar '14 12:17:33 AM TheFuzzinator
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* ForDoomTheBellTolls: At several points, most notably at the end of the film.
4th Mar '14 11:16:38 AM TheFuzzinator
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* HappilyAdopted: Hiroshi, the developmentally disabled son of the owner of the town gas station, is happy to go with Carol after [[spoiler:his father dies]]. Larry, a neighboring child, is also adopted when he parents don't return from San Francisco, but he's hardly happy.
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* HappilyAdopted: Hiroshi, the developmentally disabled son of the owner of the town gas station, is happy to go with Carol after [[spoiler:his father dies]]. Larry, a neighboring child, is also adopted when he his parents don't return from San Francisco, but he's hardly happy.
4th Mar '14 11:14:35 AM TheFuzzinator
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Unlike ''Film/{{Threads}}'' and ''Film/TheDayAfter'', which deal with the catastrophic effect of direct strikes, the town of Hamlin suffers no physical damage from the bombs. Instead the residents are forced to deal with the (literal) fallout, as well as the effects of gradual radiation poisoning and the drawn-out collapse of what's left of the world outside.
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Unlike ''Film/{{Threads}}'' and ''Film/TheDayAfter'', which deal with the catastrophic effect of direct strikes, the town of Hamlin suffers no physical damage from the bombs. Instead the residents are forced to deal with the (literal) fallout, as well as the effects of gradual radiation poisoning and the drawn-out collapse of what's left of the world outside.

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Unlike ''Film/{{Threads}}'' and ''Film/TheDayAfter'', which deal with the catastrophic effect * ImColdSoCold: Nobody actually says this, but a number of direct strikes, the town of Hamlin suffers no physical damage from the bombs. Instead the residents characters start wrapping themselves in blankets. Chills are forced to deal with the (literal) fallout, as well as the effects a RealLife symptom of gradual radiation poisoning and the drawn-out collapse of what's left of the world outside. sickness.
3rd Mar '14 3:59:28 PM TheFuzzinator
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* ApocalypseHow: Class 1, possibly a Class 2.
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