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Title       Chernobyl: Men of Steel

Genre    Documentary   

Director Amadeusz Kocan


Time      60 minutes 

Country  Poland


Year  2022





Chernobyl - for most it is an image of death and disaster, but a few people still call it their home. Even though it was the site of the greatest disaster in the history of nuclear energy, it was only a few months after the disaster before individuals began to return to the barbed wire-enclosed area. They did so illegally to live again in their family homes, passed down from generation to generation.


They were called self-settlers - people who began to live according to their own laws on radioactive land in a closed zone where permanent settlement permits are not issued. Thirty-four years have passed since then...