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When the Wind Blows

When the Wind Blows

  1. Overview
  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

Jim and Hilda Bloggs happily live out their retirement in their house surrounded with fields and trees. Thanks to the official leaflet, Jim is well prepared to face a nuclear attack. With strong confidence in the country's authorities, memories from a heroic national struggle during the Second World War and a very good knowledge of chores, this serene couple believe they can keep their family safe.

Award in Annecy

  • Award for feature film (1987)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: When the Wind Blows

    Directed by: Jimmy T. MURAKAMI

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 1986

    Running time: 01 h 24 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: drawing on cels , live action

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Jimmy T. MURAKAMI

    Production: TVC LONDON, John COATES

    Distribution: TVC LONDON

    Based on: "When the Wind Blows", Raymond Briggs

    Artistic direction: Jimmy T. Murakami

    Script: Raymond Briggs

    Animation: Hilary Audus, Malcom Draper, Joanne Fryer, John Mc Quire, Bill Speer, Steve Weston

    Music: Roger Waters, David Bowie

    Voice: Peggy Ashcroft, John Mills, Robin Houston, James Russell, David Dundas, Matt Irving