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Man Who Saved the World, The (15)


Few people know of him... Yet hundreds of millions of people are alive because of him. The actions of Stanislav Petrov, a retired Soviet military officer, prevented the start of a worldwide nuclear war and the devastation of much of the Earth. Read more …

The critical consensus

The extraordinary true story of the Russian colonel who decided not to launch a retaliatory strike when it appeared that US missiles were on their way.

***(*)(*)Leslie Felperin, The Guardian, 14/05/2015

Why does everything in this film feel artificial and played for the camera?

David Jenkins, Little White Lies, 15/05/2015

The contrived blurring of doc and drama mars this account of Stanislav Petrov’s role in averting a nuclear catastrophe.

**(*)(*)(*)Mark Kermode, The Observer, 17/05/2015

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General release. Check local listings for show times.

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