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Films (feature / documentary / TV series) about the Chernobyl Catastrophe

Фильмы о чернобыльской катастрофе

The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the catastrophe at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the Chernobyl accident, the term Chornobyl disaster , the destruction of the fourth power unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on the territory of the Ukrainian SSR (now Ukraine) , is most often used in the media . The destruction was explosive, the reactor was completely destroyed, and a large number of radioactive substances were emitted into the environment. The accident is regarded as the largest in its kind in the history of nuclear energy, both in terms of the estimated number of people killed and affected by its consequences, and economic damage. More than 115 thousand people from the 30-kilometer zone were evacuated. To eliminate the consequences, significant resources were mobilized, more than 600 thousand people participated in the liquidation of the consequences of the accident.

Unlike the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the explosion resembled a very powerful "dirty bomb" - the main killer was radioactive contamination. The cloud formed from the burning reactor carried various radioactive materials, primarily radionuclides of iodine and cesium, for the most part in Europe. The largest fallout was recorded in significant areas in the Soviet Union, located near the reactor and now referring to the territories of the Republic of Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine. The Chernobyl accident was an event of great social and political importance for the USSR. All this left a certain imprint on the investigation of its causes. The approach to interpreting the facts and circumstances of the accident has changed over time, and there is still no unanimous opinion until now.

30 years have passed since the terrible catastrophe at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. During this time, dozens of documentaries, criminal and love dramas, as well as fantastic thrillers were shot about the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

The explosion on Chernobyl on April 26, 1986 (record of conversation)

The most terrible video about the disaster!

Chernobyl: Exclusion zone (art), 2014

Чернобыль: Зона отчуждения (художественный), 2014 год

Five young people jump into the old "Volga" and go in search of a thief, an hour earlier stole from the apartment of the parents of the protagonist eight million rubles. The robber is an ordinary Moscow IT person, instead of lying to the bottom, he immediately records a video report in which he reports that the final point of his journey is the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and the city of Pripyat.

Moths (artistic), 2013

Мотыльки (художественный), 2013 год

The love story of high school graduate Ali and a soldier of Pasha's urgent service unfolds against the backdrop of one of the most large-scale man-made disasters of the 20th century - the Chernobyl accident. They were destined to meet in late April 1986 in the city of Pripyat. Like moths, striving for fire, they flew towards their feelings, not noticing anything around.

Forbidden Zone (Artistic), 2012

Запретная зона (художественный), 2012 год

Six young tourist extremals arrived on vacation in Ukraine. Having learned that excursions are arranged in the Exclusion Zone, they hire a guide and go for unforgettable impressions. And they do not make them wait long. It seemed that the radioactive city was empty and abandoned. There was nothing left alive. But as soon as the sun hides over the horizon, Pripyat comes to life. Non-human shouts shake the night air. Unhappy travelers embrace horror and panic. They understand that they are not alone in this dead city.

Land of Oblivion (Artistic), 2011 year

Земля забвения (художественный), 2011 год

At the heart of the story? personal drama of a young girl from Pripyat, the city of Soviet atomic scientists. A calm and happy life is falling apart in an instant? the day of the terrible accident at the nuclear reactor. Loss of loved ones, panic and horror, irretrievably gone youth and beauty, diseases? all this happened to survive the heroine of Olga Kurylenko. And through this fate-ruined fate, viewers will feel the depth of the Chernobyl tragedy.

On Saturday (art), 2011

В субботу (художественный), 2011 год

At Chernobyl, a terrible accident occurred, of which only the "elected" are aware. One of these "favorites" is the main character. Before him there is a choice: to spit on a ban on disclosure of information or to carry out an order of the authorities.

Chernobyl, a zone of silence (documentary), 2011

Чернобыль, зона молчания (документальный), 2011 год

The documental basis of this chronicle were stories told by various people who personally faced the consequences of a terrible catastrophe.

Chernobyl: the lost world (documentary), 2011

Чернобыль: затерянный мир (документальный), 2011 год

The film narrates about the secret decisions of the government of the USSR during the accident at the nuclear power plant.

Chernobyl 25 years later (documentary), 2011

Чернобыль 25 лет спустя (документальный), 2011 год

A tape about how the tragedy affected people. Someone coped with the consequences, and someone is still trying to start a new life.

Chernobyl. The chronicle of silence (documentary), 2006

Чернобыль. Хроники молчания (документальный), 2006 год

The film is a story giving a full picture of what happened in Chernobyl.

I remember (artistic), 2006

Я помню (художественный), 2006 год

The picture tells about the fate of the artist, which broke the Chernobyl disaster.

Aurora (art), 2006

Аврора (художественный), 2006 год

This film is about the hard fate of a little girl who became a victim of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident.

Chernobyl: Atomic People (documentary) 2006

Чернобыль: атомные люди (документальный) 2006 год

The tape tells how the government of the USSR for a long time concealed the truth about the catastrophe and its consequences for people

Radiophobia (documentary), 2005

Радиофобия (документальный), 2005 год

The history of people who survived after the Chernobyl accident in the contaminated territories. About how their fate has developed in the future.

Seconds before the disaster. The Chernobyl accident (documentary), 2004

Секунды до катастрофы. Авария на ЧАЭС (документальный), 2004 год

The film tells how the sequence of minor mistakes and shortcomings in the aggregate caused a terrible catastrophe.

The Truth About Chernobyl (documentary), 2004

Правда о Чернобыле (документальный), 2004 год

A film about the versions of the Chernobyl disaster. Which of them is true, is unknown until now.

Chernobyl 2001 - will (documentary), 2001

Чернобыль 2001 — завещание (документальный), 2001 год

The tragic events in Chernobyl showed that concealing the catastrophe did not lead to a positive result, on the contrary, because of this, a large number of people suffered.

Ranger from the Atomic Zone (art), 1999

Рейнджер из атомной зоны (художественный), 1999 год

A film about how a former captain of an atomic submarine guarding a radioactive zone is waging an irreconcilable war with the black market traders.

Chernobyl: inside the sarcophagus (documentary), 1996

Чернобыль: внутри саркофага (документальный), 1996 год

Ten years later, a group of researchers went to the exclusion zone for new details of the Chernobyl tragedy.

Monsters (artistic), 1993

Монстры (художественный), 1993 год

A fantastic thriller tells about a group of scientists who went to a closed area for visiting the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. One of them dies under mysterious circumstances. It turns out that the scientist was killed by an unknown creature of enormous size - the Chernobyl mutant.

Chernobyl: The Last Warning (Documentary), 1991

Чернобыль: Последнее предупреждение (документальный), 1991 год

Documentary investigation of the catastrophe, based on facts and eyewitness accounts.

Wolves in the Zone (Artistic), 1990

Волки в зоне (художественный), 1990 год

After the closure for visiting the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the criminal authority decides to make money by creating a band of marauders.

Bell of Chernobyl (documentary), 1987

Колокол Чернобыля (документальный), 1987 год

A film about people who remember their personal stories of fighting and survival in the Chernobyl zone.

Year of the Dog (1994)

Год Собаки (1994г)

Short happiness is the former prisoner Sergei and a single woman Vera are in an abandoned village, contaminated by radiation. Here, on the earth left by God and people, they again begin to live anew, gradually recognizing and becoming attached to each other. Here comes to them the first love in their life.

Disintegration (1990)

Распад (1990г)

April 25, 1986. Journalist Alexander Zhuravlev returns to his native Kiev, in the sea of ​​familiar family problems and professional troubles. He does not know that tomorrow his life and the lives of all who are dear to him will change forever. The film uses footage from the real Pripyat sample ~ 90 years, i.e. when this place still looked like a city.

Moths (mini-series) 2013 year

Мотыльки (мини-сериал)2013 год

Two colors of time 2007 year

Два цвета времени 2007 год

And there are shots that still leave a trace in memory: how a tunnel is being digged under the reactor and scientists and operator are going into this hole. All, in fact, suicide bombers. But they come with smiles on their faces. The director taught at our institute, the documentaries. A very strong film about people with a capital letter L. And filmed in 1986.

The Battle of Chernobyl (The Battle of Chernobyl)

Битва за Чернобыль (The Battle of Chernobyl)

The Battle of Chernobyl (The Battle of Chernobyl), a documentary film by the Discovery Channel, was very popular. Although the film was shot in the US, but it is very sensible, without superfluous policy, anti-Soviet hysteria, everything is clear and on the case.

Azure dust

Лазурная пыль

Especially for the anniversary of the tragedy, the Ukraine channel prepared a documentary film "Azure dust".

Chernobyl 3828

Documentary film about Liquidators of the Chernobyl accident. Many shots from this movie are shown in the first and unlike many lying foreign films about Chernobyl, there is one truth!