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Films (feature / documentary / series) about the Chernobyl Disaster

Фильмы о чернобыльской катастрофе

The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the Chernobyl accident, the most commonly used term in the media is the Chernobyl disaster - the destruction of the fourth unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on the territory of the Ukrainian SSR (now Ukraine) on April 26, 1986. The destruction was explosive in nature, the reactor was completely destroyed, and a large amount of radioactive substances were released into the environment. The accident is regarded as the largest of its kind in the history of nuclear energy, both for the estimated number of people killed and affected by its consequences, and for economic damage. More than 115 thousand people from the 30-kilometer zone were evacuated. Considerable resources were mobilized to eliminate the consequences, more than 600 thousand people participated in the elimination of the consequences of the accident.

Unlike the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the explosion resembled a very powerful "dirty bomb" - radioactive contamination became the main striking factor. The cloud formed from the burning reactor, spread various radioactive materials, and above all the radionuclides of iodine and cesium, for the most part of the territory of Europe. The largest fallouts were observed in large areas in the Soviet Union, located near the reactor and now belonging to the territories of the Republic of Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine. The Chernobyl accident was an event of great social and political significance for the USSR. All this left a definite imprint on the course of the investigation of its causes. The approach to the interpretation of the facts and circumstances of the accident has changed over time, and there is still no complete consensus.

30 years have passed since the terrible catastrophe at the Chernobyl NPP. During this time, dozens of documentaries, crime and love dramas, as well as fantastic thrillers were made about the accident at the Chernobyl NPP.

Chernobyl blast on April 26, 1986 (recording of the conversation)

The worst video about the disaster!

Chernobyl: Exclusion Zone (artistic), 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 who stole eight million rubles from the parents of the main character. The robber - an ordinary Moscow IT specialist - instead of going 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.

Butterflies (artistic), 2013

Мотыльки (художественный), 2013 год

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

Restricted area (artistic), 2012

Запретная зона (художественный), 2012 год

Six young extreme tourists arrived on holidays in Ukraine. Having learned that excursions are arranged in the Exclusion Zone, they hire a guide and go for unforgettable impressions. And those do not make them wait long. It seemed the radioactive city was empty and abandoned. There is nothing left alive. But as soon as the sun hides behind the horizon, Pripyat comes to life. Inhuman screams shake the night air. Unlucky travelers are covered with horror and panic. They understand that they are not alone in this dead city.

The Land of Oblivion (artistic), 2011

Земля забвения (художественный), 2011 год

At the heart of the plot? personal drama of a young girl from Pripyat, a city of Soviet nuclear scientists. Calm and happy life collapses in a jiffy? on the day of the terrible accident at the atomic reactor. Loss of loved ones, panic and horror, irretrievably gone youth and beauty, illnesses? All this happened to survive the heroine of Olga Kurylenko. And through this fate-warped fate, viewers will feel the depth of the Chernobyl tragedy.

Saturday (artistic), 2011

В субботу (художественный), 2011 год

There was a terrible accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, of which only the "elect" are aware. One of these "chosen" is the main character. Before him is a choice: do not care about the ban on the disclosure of information or to comply with the order of the authorities.

Chernobyl, zone of silence (documentary), 2011

Чернобыль, зона молчания (документальный), 2011 год

The documentary basis of this chronicle was the 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 tells about the secret decisions of the USSR government during the accident at the nuclear power plant.

Chernobyl 25 years later (documentary), 2011

Чернобыль 25 лет спустя (документальный), 2011 год

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

Chernobyl. Chronicles of Silence (documentary), 2006

Чернобыль. Хроники молчания (документальный), 2006 год

The film is a story that gives a complete 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 (artistic), 2006

Аврора (художественный), 2006 год

This film is about the hard fate of a little girl who fell victim to the Chernobyl accident.

Chernobyl: atomic people (documentary) 2006

Чернобыль: атомные люди (документальный) 2006 год

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

Radiophobia (documentary), 2005

Радиофобия (документальный), 2005 год

The story of people who survived the Chernobyl accident in the infected territories. About how their fate in the future.

Seconds before the crash. The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (documentary), 2004

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

The film tells about how a sequence of minor mistakes and shortcomings together caused a terrible disaster.

The truth about Chernobyl (documentary), 2004

Правда о Чернобыле (документальный), 2004 год

A film about the versions of the Chernobyl accident. Which of them is true, is still unknown.

Chernobyl 2001 - testament (documentary), 2001

Чернобыль 2001 — завещание (документальный), 2001 год

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

Atomic Zone Ranger (art), 1999

Рейнджер из атомной зоны (художественный), 1999 год

A film about how a former captain of a nuclear submarine guarding a radioactive zone wages an irreconcilable war with black market traders.

Chernobyl: inside the sarcophagus (documentary), 1996

Чернобыль: внутри саркофага (документальный), 1996 год

After 10 years, a group of researchers went to the exclusion zone for new details of the Chernobyl tragedy.

Monsters (artistic), 1993

Монстры (художественный), 1993 год

Fantastic thriller tells about a group of scientists who went to a closed area for visiting near Chernobyl. 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: Last Warning (documentary), 1991

Чернобыль: Последнее предупреждение (документальный), 1991 год

A documentary study of the disaster, based on facts and eyewitness accounts.

Wolves in the zone (artistic), 1990

Волки в зоне (художественный), 1990 год

After closing to visit the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the crime authority decides to make money by creating a gang of marauders.

Bell of Chernobyl (documentary), 1987

Колокол Чернобыля (документальный), 1987 год

The film is about people who remember their personal stories of struggle and survival in the Chernobyl zone.

Year of the Dog (1994)

Год Собаки (1994г)

Short happiness ex-prisoner Sergey and a lonely woman Vera are found in an abandoned village contaminated by radiation. Here, on the land left by God and people, they again begin to live again, gradually recognizing and becoming attached to each other. Here comes the first love in their lives.

Decay (1990)

Распад (1990г)

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

Butterflies (mini-series) 2013

Мотыльки (мини-сериал)2013 год

Two colors of time 2007

Два цвета времени 2007 год

And there are frames that still leave a trace in memory: how they dig a tunnel under the reactor and into this hole are the scientists and the operator. All, in fact, death row. But they come with smiles on their faces. The director taught at the institute, the documentary. A very strong film about people with a capital letter L. And filmed in 1986.

Battle for Chernobyl (The Battle of Chernobyl)

Битва за Чернобыль (The Battle of Chernobyl)

The Battle of Chernobyl (The Battle of Chernobyl) documentary Discovery Channel, really liked. Although the film was shot in the United States, but it is very sensible, without too much politics, anti-Soviet hysteria, everything is clear and to the point.

Azure Dust

Лазурная пыль

Especially for the anniversary of the tragedy, the channel Ukraine prepared the documentary film Azure Dust.

Chernobyl 3828

Documentary film about the liquidation of the Chernobyl accident. Many shots from this movie are shown in the first and in contrast to many false foreign films about Chernobyl here is one truth!