We Are Become Death
Pictures of nature and civilization concluded by a shocking memento by one of the creators of the atomic bomb.
"Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds,” says Vishnu in the Bhagavad Gita. In the mouth of Robert Oppenheimer, these words are staggering, even years later, especially when this archival footage brings to a standstill a stream of nostalgic images of our planet, creating the impression that the words were uttered from the other side of time - after the end of the world.
2014 WATCH DOCS
2014 DOK Leipzig
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