Threads

Movie • 1984 • War  Report
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Terence McCoy
A cat is shown asphyxiating during a fire storm (the cat was, in reality, dosed with catnip to get it to roll around as if it was dying.)
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Does an animal die?
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StaceyWheeler
The Kemp family had an aviary full of zebra finches which are sadly also on the receiving end of the Viaduct explosion.
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StaceyWheeler
Only mentions of abortion such as Michael getting told off when he asks what abortion is.
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StaceyWheeler
Maggots.
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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Terence McCoy
The film opens with a spider spinning a web. It's presented in a peaceful manner and isn't intended to trigger/scare the viewer.
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StaceyWheeler
During the RAF Finningley bombing a man crashes his car into a short brick wall after getting blinded by the flash.
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StaceyWheeler
Technically one member of the council is killed when a beam hits him on the head in the council basement.
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Terence McCoy
At least one child character is confirmed to have been killed.
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Terence McCoy
Several characters (who happen to be parents) die during the attack and aftermath.
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Terence McCoy
There is no happy ending. The UK - and modern society - has been obliterated.
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StaceyWheeler
Mr Kemp is seen attempting to drink whisky which he traded his cigarettes to another man for. It doesn't go too well with radiation sickness.
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Terence McCoy
A character is shown delivering a baby at the end. It's unknown what exactly is wrong with it as the film ends with a close up of the new mother's silent scream.
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Wiw
We see Mr. Kemp vomit from radiation sickness, and Mr. Beckett vomit out of panic.
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Wiw
Mrs. Kemp suffers severe burns when the bomb strikes Sheffield.
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StaceyWheeler
Technically, near the end of the film, some corpses are seen hanging in the city ruins. How they got there isn't known.
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Wiw
Threads is a story about nuclear war.
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Wiw
When the first blast wave hits, people get glass from shattered windows in their eyes.
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StaceyWheeler
And it was over a packet of prawn cocktail crisps, beans etc. In other words, looters sentenced to death by firing squad.
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