The Battle of Chernobyl

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The Battle of Chernobyl

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The Battle of Chernobyl

Release Date: May 05, 2006

Year    :   2006
Slogan    :   «A disaster that shall never be forgotten.»
Genres    :   Documentary, History
Production Companies    :   Play Film
Director    :   Thomas Johnson, Tom Jennings
Producers    :   Hind Saïh, Guillaume Valabrègue
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RunTime    :   94 mins.

On April 26, 1986, a 1,000 feet high flame rises into the sky of the Ukraine. The fourth reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant just exploded. A battle begins in which 500,000 men are engaged throughout the Soviet Union to "liquidate" the radioactivity, build the "sarcophagus" of the damaged reactor and save the world from a second explosion that would have destroyed half of Europe. Become a reference film, this documentary combines testimonials and unseen footage, tells for the first time the Battle of Chernobyl.




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