The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, as well as several family farms situated next to nearby nuclear missile silos.
|Tagline:||The end of the familiar. The beginning of the end.|
|Cast:||Alston Ahern, Amy Madigan, Antonie Becker, Arliss Howard, Barbara Harris, Bibi Besch, Calvin Jung, Clayton Day, Dennis Lipscomb, Georgann Johnson, George Petrie, Jason Robards, Jeff East, JoBeth Williams, John Cullum, John Lithgow, Jonathan Estrin, Lin McCarthy, Lori Lethin, Rosanna Huffman, Stephen Furst, Steve Guttenberg, Vahan Moosekian, William Allen Young, William Allyn|
|Director:||Barbara Amato, Elie Cohn, Nicholas Meyer|