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The Babushkas of Chernobyl (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 27 April 2016 (Japan)
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An affectionate portrait of a group of women who, after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and evacuation, returned to the exclusion zone surrounding the nuclear power plant and have resided there - semi-officially, for years.

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An affectionate portrait of a group of women who, after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and evacuation, returned to the exclusion zone surrounding the nuclear power plant and have resided there - semi-officially, for years.

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Remarkable ladies that had me laughing, crying and amazed
21 January 2019 | by maccas-56367See all my reviews

These women are some of the most remarkable and incredible women you will ever encounter. They had me laughing, smiling, crying, eyes-wide in amazement - you name it, I felt it during this excellent, well-made documentary.

It's also the definitive documentary on Chernobyl and its inhabitants. A passionate love letter to a homeland. Thought-provoking in a powerful way. Can't help but think I'll be using these amazing women as a reference point for whenever my life gets challenging - what would the Babushkas of Chernobyl do or say?

They'd probably sing a song, take a shot of vodka and go look for some wild mushrooms.

Speechless.

Go give your Grandmother a big hug.

Spasibo.


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