CHERNOBYL IN HBO MINISERIES vs. REALITY


  • 06/06/2019
  • Martin

HBO's Chernobyl miniseries, which is now the top rated TV series of all time, got all the the viewers' sympathy due to the realistic display of the historical event. And even if there wasn't filmed a minute of this five-part series in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, many of the places or characters from this TV series were almost the same as in reality!

Let's start with the most important - the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant vs. the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant used in the series.

Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

Ignalina nuclear power plant

The use of biorobots for cleaning up the roof of the exploded reactor was also very accurate.

Chernobyl biorobots

Chernobyl roof cleaners

You can tell that the control room was the same!

Chernobyl control room

Ignalina control room

Even many of the characters were almost like their double. 

Viktor Bryukhanov, Anatoly Dyatlov, Nikolai Fomin

Chernobyl Viktor Bryukhanov, Anatoly Dyatlov, Nikolai Fomin

Fans immediately identify that this is not the Pripyat town, but the similarity must be acknowledged.

Pripyat chernobyl

Vilnius chernobyl

The producers and filmmakers did really a great job and that's why the HBO's Chernobyl miniserires was so thrilling, exciting, cold and realistic! Well done HBO, you deserve 10 out of 10 for this masterpiece which is helping to spread the Chernobyl story full of heroism all over the world!

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