The narration doesn't pretend that what we're seeing is real. Watkins carefully sets up the fact that we're watching a hypothetical examination of the future. But on screen, these don't look like actors. These look like real people, burned, scarred, dismembered, and homeless, thanks to radioactive fallout and the chaos that follows from a nuclear strike.
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