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Chernobyl Heart (2003)

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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Maryann DeLeo
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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William Novick William Novick ... Himself
Adi Roche Adi Roche ... Herself
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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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USA

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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Color
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Connections

Featured in The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) See more »

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Symphony No 3, Opus 36: Lento e Largo - Tranquillisimo
Composed by Henryk Mikolaj Górecki (as Henryk Górecki)
Performed by London Sinfonietta
Conducted by David Zinman
Courtesy of Nonesuch Records
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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Making one realise their own humanity
20 March 2005 | by thesaint80See all my reviews

To say I was affected by Chernobyl Heart would be putting it mildly. Like many people I imagine, I first viewed Chernobyl Heart on HBO and was reduced to tears at the sight of so many suffering children. It is beyond cliché, however watching children suffer so makes me feel like rubbish for ever complaining about anything in my life. On a positive note, I did begin to involve myself with the Chernobyl Children's Project International, and last Christmas donated money and collected money at my job for their obviously worthwhile cause. Now that I'm back at school, I hope I might continue my work with the organisation. I didn't mean to turn this into a plug for CCPI, however it goes hand in glove with watching such an inspiring film.


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