Chernobyl (2019)
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Vichnaya Pamyat 

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Valery, Boris and Ulana risk their lives and reputations to expose the truth about Chernobyl.

Director:

Johan Renck

Writers:

Craig Mazin, Craig Mazin (created by)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Douggie McMeekin ... Yuvchenko
Jamie Sives ... Sitnikov
Michael Socha ... Mikhail
Adam Nagaitis ... Vasily Ignatenko
Jan Ricica Jan Ricica ... Oksana's Kid
Laura Elphinstone ... Oksana
Jessie Buckley ... Lyudmilla Ignatenko
Paul Ritter ... Anatoly Dyatlov
Adrian Rawlins ... Nikolai Fomin
Con O'Neill ... Viktor Bryukhanov
Jared Harris ... Valery Legasov
Simonas Dovidauskas Simonas Dovidauskas ... KGB Driver
Alan Williams ... KGB Chairman Charkov
Emily Watson ... Ulana Khomyuk
Stellan Skarsgård ... Boris Shcherbina
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Valery, Boris and Ulana risk their lives and reputations to expose the truth about Chernobyl.

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Trivia

The episode title "Vichnaya Pamyat" is Ukrainian for "Memory Eternal". It is a hymn intoned during Russian Orthodox Christian church services, as the last rites for the deceased.

This hymn is heard at the end of the episode. See more »

Goofs

When Legasov was interrogated by KGB agent, he was looking at floor. In the next shot his head was tilted upwards. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Nikolai Fomin: [twelve hours before the explosion] I hear they might promote Bryukhanov. This little problem we have with the safety test, if it's completed successfully, yes, I think promotion is very likely. Who knows, maybe Moscow. Naturally they'll put me in charge once he's gone.
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Vechnaya Pamyat (Memory Eternal)
Performed by Homin Lviv Municipal Choir
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The bench scene
4 June 2019 | by vallennoxSee all my reviews

...is my favorite scene of the year, probably years. Two dying men showing audiences how beautiful life is.


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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Vilnius, Lithuania See more »

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Sister Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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