The China Syndrome

The China Syndrome (1979)

While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicize the incident, but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the full impact of the incident a secret.

Plot Keywords: california, telecaster, energy policy, radiation, earthquake, tv station, nuclear power plant, cinematographer, core melt, conspiracy, tv reporter, car chase, atomic reactor, swat team, whistleblower, falsification, nuclear accident, picketing, turbine

DirectorJames Bridges
WritersJames Bridges, Mike Gray, T.S. Cook
Production CompaniesColumbia Pictures, IPC Films
Production CountryUnited States of America
Spoken LanguageEnglish

Alternate Titles

A Síndrome da China
Cinsky syndrom
El síndrome de China
チャイナ・シンドローム
Kina-syndromet