Review of the best films about Chernobyl: list and description
The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant radically changed the lives of millions of people. This atomic accident is considered to be one of the most difficult and tragic events for all mankind. Even several decades later, people continue to remember the horrific consequences that have become a test for many ordinary families.
The life stories of the liquidators and the eyewitness reviews of the catastrophe are reflected not only in literature, but also in cinema. Feature films and documentaries dedicated to the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant deserve special attention. Every spectator gets an opportunity to understand how tragic the fate of people who lived in Chernobyl and Pripyat turned out to be. At the same time, films on the atomic accident make it possible to recall the real exploits of the liquidators.
Split into atoms (2016)
Split into Atoms is a Ukrainian documentary film about Chernobyl, which was shot on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy.The film is distinguished by the presence of documentary facts and artistic productions, which makes it more interesting even for young viewers. A special highlight is the exclusive interview that TV journalists managed to get from the director of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
The film "Split into Atoms" includes several plot lines that allow you to create a complete impression of the tragedy.
Chernobyl - inside the sarcophagus (2016)
The film is dedicated to scientists who should work inside the sarcophagus used to close the emergency power unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Viewers can learn about the difficulties and specifics of the work of engineers. In addition, you can find out the important technical aspects on which the Chernobyl tragedy occurred.
I remember (2006)
The main character of the film “I Remember”, many years after the Chernobyl disaster, is still trying to heal his soul from heavy, oppressive memories.
A talented artist Anatoly lives and works in Minsk. However, the severity of the memories continues to accompany Anatoly, because his family was the victim of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the brother did not survive the terrible consequences and died many years ago.Anatoly returns to his homeland, where he spent his childhood and understands that people continue to live, work. As a result, Anatoly begins painting the local church and seeks to be healed.
The film “I remember” confirms that the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster accompany many people so far.
The Land of Oblivion (2011)
The Land of Oblivion is a feature film about Chernobyl. The main character is an ordinary girl from the city of Pripyat. A 25-year-old beautiful girl is faced with terrifying trials caused by the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The heroine of the film has to endure the death of their loved ones and loved ones, to suffer from a terrible disease. Despite the smooth development of the plot, one can understand how events actually unfolded and more vividly present the consequences of the disaster for many people.
The film "Aurora" was released in Ukraine in 2006. The scenario is dedicated to an orphanage girl from Pripyat, who had to get a strong dose of radiation exposure during a catastrophe. Only treatment in America can contribute to recovery.The fate of the girl Aurora changes dramatically after meeting with a famous ballet dancer who decides to change her and her life.
The film "Saturday" is based on real events, but they are presented in an artistic interpretation. The plot of the film is devoted to the Sabbath, which is the first day after the accident. Then the inhabitants of Pripyat did not even know about the terrible events.
On Saturday, many people enjoyed walks on the streets of Pripyat and went on nature, despite the serious air pollution. The protagonist of the film learns about what happened at the Chernobyl power plant. Now the hero must tell about the disaster or execute an order to prevent panic. Throughout the film, there is a remarkable indifference of people to their own and other people's lives.
Restricted area (2012)
Numerous legends are associated with the infected zone. Tourists who go on extreme excursions can hear about mutants and other anomalies. The film tells about six young Americans who go to Pripyat for the whole night and want to get sharp impressions.
Chernobyl: the exclusion zone (2014)
The film "Chernobyl: the exclusion zone" allows you to see the real landscapes of Pripyat, because some of the shooting took place in a ghost town. Motion picture includes eight series, each of which holds in suspense.
Five teens are sent in search of a thief who has stolen a large amount of money. The robber is sent to the Chernobyl zone. Adolescents are forced to overcome serious dangers in order to still find a robber.
4-episode film about Chernobyl is based on real events. The dramatic story of a couple in love develops against the background of the Chernobyl disaster. Lovers will have to endure serious trials.
Wolves in the Zone (1990)
“Wolves in the Zone” is one of the most brutal films, which has a provocative character. The film reveals the cruel attitude of the Soviet authorities to those people who could have been saved after the Chernobyl accident. In addition, ordinary people are also cruel to each other. Moreover, the film involved marauders, thieves, and even sellers of contaminated food. This film, despite the cruelty, is close to the truth.
PripyatLeft Behind (2015)
Experienced film fans will appreciate the film “Pripyat. Left behind. The events of the film surprise the reality of what is happening. This effect is due to the fact that the film was shot in Pripyat in the form of a lively chronicle of the missing tourists from Europe.
The film is dedicated to a fantastic story about the tragedy at nuclear power plants and parallel worlds. People disappear from the Zone of Alienation, but at the same time marauders appear who are aware of entering another dimension. As a result, the woman who lost her loved ones, a scientist who was found guilty of the tragedy, the dreamer-marauder fall into a parallel world. How will their story evolve?
Battle of Chernobyl (2006)
The film includes a large number of photographs, videos and other data that have not been previously published and made public. Computer graphics allows you to recreate a realistic picture of the time. Viewers will hear eyewitness accounts of the atomic accident, Gorbachev’s memories, opinions of researchers, geneticists and environmentalists. The film makes it possible to understand how huge the scale of the disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant turned out to be.
Chernobyl. 3828 (2011)
“Chernobyl.3828 ”is a documentary film dedicated to the liquidators of the nuclear accident. The aftermath was 3,828.
The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is a serious disaster faced by many families from Chernobyl and Pripyat. The above films allow you to fully explore the picture, which continues to play an important role for the public.