Manhattan

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]
ISBN: 9786315881350
6315881351
Branch Call Number: DVD TV MANH 1
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (622 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Heyst
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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