Manhattan, Season One

Manhattan, Season One

DVD - 2015
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Set against the backdrop of the greatest race against time in the history of science; the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The series follows the project's brilliant but flawed scientists and their families as they attempt to coexist in a world where secrets and lies infiltrate every aspect of their lives.
Publisher: [Santa Monica, California] :, Lions Gate Television,, [2015]
Branch Call Number: DVD Manhatta Season1
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (622 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, surround, Dolby digital 5.1, rda
video file, DVD video, rda

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ontherideau Oct 27, 2020

A novel from the wives point.
https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/748405026

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wen36jhu72
Jun 07, 2019

Very disappointing. So factually incorrect. Army vs the scientists. Us vs them. A radioactive soap opera. Had the feeling of a movie filmed in the 50s or 60s. But my wife found it entertaining.

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GroundSuppression
Jul 24, 2016

well plotted fiction. keeps moving, addictive -- a lot like the good wife for keeping lots of strands going to keep things moving.
some good acting. what i get a kick out of is how the young American physics genius who is supposedly in the same genius league as Heisenberg and Bohr is played by a gorgeous guy with the necessary matinee idol looks but who comes off as not very smart! Which is harder to pull off: an actor of average intelligence playing a genius or a super smart actor playing dumb?

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aliciamarie
Sep 22, 2015

This series is amazing! I am so pleased with the writing, actors, set and the costumes! It floors me that this series isn't on HBO or Cinemax because the quality of every aspect is phenomenal! I am looking forward to Season 2 to start in Oct 2015!

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jimg2000
Aug 17, 2015

Fictional account of The Manhattan Project --
The scientists were featured as political egomaniacs with wives playing follow-your-man to the dusty isolated community of nerds, all under constant watch by the army sentries and intelligence spooks. The ending was a cliff hanger with fate of the central character left hanging, literally, for season two.

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