A FILM director is releasing a new documentary.

Brighton filmmaker Vicki Lesley’s documentary The Atom: A Love Affair will premiere on Curzon Home Cinema on Friday, May 15.

It is a behind the scenes political drama which charts the social and political development of nuclear power and our relationship with it.

The director said: “This film has been an epic undertaking delving into the history of arguably the most controversial energy source of the 20th century.”