political climate has turned your world upside down,” the 1950s television-adman tells us. “Underground shelter is your best defence against radioactive fallout.” Cue perky music, tap-dancing twins and a ballerina that bakes the perfect croissant. Welcome to your new luxury home, buried 8 metres underground, complete with a mini-golf course, dance floor, swimming pool, two Jacuzzis and a thoroughly modern mermaid. “This is reality.” That is, until the nuclear siren rings.
Caroline Polachek, a musician who worked on Beyoncé’s No Angel, hosts the decadent merriment of the film set in the confines of a bunker in Las Vegas