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Director  Maryann DeLeo
Initial release  August 13, 2011 (Japan)
Country  United States
8/10 IMDb

Genre  Documentary, Short
Producer  Maryann DeLeo
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Cast  Adi Roche, William Novick
Awards  Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject
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Tagline  16 Years After The World's Worst Nuclear Accident, Radiation Continues to Devastate the Children of Chernobyl.

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Chernobyl Heart is a 2003 documentary film by Maryann DeLeo. The film won the Best Documentary Short Subject award at The 76th Academy Awards.

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In the film, DeLeo travels through Ukraine and Belarus with Adi Roche, the Irish founder of the Chernobyl Children's Project International, observing the effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on the health of children in the area. Many children developed a previously unknown cardiac degradation condition known in the area as "Chernobyl heart", in addition to other severe radiation poisoning effects

DeLeo explored the Chernobyl disaster again in 2008 with the film White Horse.

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Broadcast and release details

  • Chernobyl Heart was shown to the United Nations General Assembly on 28 April 2004.
  • The film was broadcast in the United States by HBO on 9 September 2004.
  • It was shown in Australia on 26 April 2005 as part of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Foreign Correspondent program.
  • References

    Chernobyl Heart Wikipedia
    Chernobyl Heart IMDb Chernobyl Heart themoviedb.org


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