Istoriya Leonida (2011)
19min · Documentary, Animation, Short · 1 May 2011
An animated Biography of a so-called Liquidator who grew up 3km away from the Chernobyl reactor. The film comprehends the development of this world disaster through the destiny of the protagonist and his family. The small episodes reconstruct the emotional dimension of the tragedy: The children which run to the burning reactor, getting a look on the spectacular drama, the unsuspecting village people in the surrounded area, the animals which remain behind after the evacuation, and the helpless tries of mankind to eliminate the follows of the nuclear disaster, accompanied with the faceless, communist Soviet system. After all there is a happy end: The triumph of life over the catastrophe.
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