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After 1986, a restricted zone was erected at a radius of 30km around Chernobyl. More than 100.000 people have been evacuated from there, but some have remained or returned. "Pripyat" follows four protagonists who live or work in this zone.
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After 1986, a restricted zone was erected at a radius of 30km around Chernobyl. More than 100.000 people have been evacuated from there, but some have remained or returned. "Pripyat" follows four protagonists who live or work in this zone.

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one of the best films ever made
21 July 2002 | by HarrisonJones3See all my reviews

Frightening, haunting, mesmerizing, yet completely real. This is one of the greatest documentaries ever made, and its a true shame that it doesn't get the attention it deserves. Shot in Pripyat, the town of the Chernobyl incident, the filmmakers take us through a radioactive wastland examining tales of personal experience, and inside the power plant itself. A powerful piece of filmmaking. Make the effort to see it.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Austria

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

3 July 1999 (Czech Republic) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Tschernobyl/Pripyat, Ukraine

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