Reprise | HD-Digital | 113 mins | Age recommendation: 9+
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By John Badham, with Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy.
Special one-off screening in conjunction with the exhibition
ERNSTFALL! DIE SCHWEIZ IM KALTEN KRIEG.
With an introduction (in German) from Jeremy Spillmann, developer of the computer game "First Strike: Final Hour", Blindflug Studios.
Second screening related to the exhibition: DR. STRANGELOVE on 26 Nov 2019
"WarGames is a 1983 American Cold War science fiction film directed by John Badham. The film follows David Lightman, a young hacker who unwittingly accesses WOPR (War Operation Plan Response), a United States military supercomputer originally programmed to predict possible outcomes of nuclear war. Lightman gets WOPR to run a nuclear war simulation, believing it to be a computer game. The computer, now tied into the nuclear weapons control system and unable to tell the difference between simulation and reality, attempts to start World War III...
The film was a box office success, costing $12 million and grossing $79 million after five months in the United States and Canada. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards." (Wikipedia)