The documentary blur was set for a July 9, 2010 affected absolution in the United States but was pushed aback to July 23
The blur appearance interviews with arch statesmen and experts, including Tony Blair, Jimmy Carter, Mikhail Gorbachev, Robert McNamara, Pervez Musharraf, and Valerie Plame Wilson.The blur was anecdotal by Gary Oldman.The agreeable account was composed by Peter Golub, and the bedrock bandage Pearl Jam contributed the song "The Fixer."
It was developed, financed and controlling produced by Participant Media.The abstraction for the blur aboriginal occurred to the producers back the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Al Gore afterwards the success of his documentary about all-around warming, An Inconvenient Truth.Diane Weyermann of Participant Media asked Walker if she was absorbed in administering a blur about nuclear weapons, and Walker said yes.More than 84 bodies were interviewed for the film. All-around Zero, an all-embracing alignment announcement the abolishment of nuclear weapons, provided assembly abetment for the film.
The film's closing credits accommodate a buzz cardinal to which a argument bulletin may be beatific to a beef the aliment of aerial levels of nuclear arsenals and lax aegis apropos nuclear weapons and materials.
The blur debuted at the Sundance Blur Festival in 2010, area it buried out of competition. At that time, Magnolia Pictures anchored the North American affected administration rights.The blur was buried abreast for Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and a allocation of the blur apparent for the columnist at the National Columnist Club.
The blur was accustomed at the Cannes Blur Festival, area it buried out of competition.