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This Academy Award-winning documentary takes a look at children born after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster who have been born with a deteriorated heart condition.

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This Academy Award-winning documentary takes a look at children born after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster who have been born with a deteriorated heart condition.

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

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Release Date:

13 August 2011 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Csernobil-szívbaj See more »

Filming Locations:

Chernobyl, Ukraine See more »

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Downtown TV Productions See more »
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Symphony No 3, Opus 36: Lento e Largo - Tranquillisimo
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Conducted by David Zinman
Courtesy of Nonesuch Records
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Amazing film- Don't miss it
9 October 2004 | by mary-131See all my reviews

I just saw this for the second time and it is a truly haunting film. Only about 45 minutes long, I have watched it on HBO once and then recorded it to show to my husband later. It filled me with such sadness and shock that I just had to share the experience. I had no idea that the effects of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl in 1986 were so devastating and so long lasting. It seems to be that this whole situation and condition of this area is kept rather under wraps and silent. If everybody knew about these people and their lives now, I would hope more could and would be done to help. If you want to be informed, touched and moved very deeply, please watch this documentary.


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