Specialist clothing, dosimetric checks, military supervision: in 1999, the 30 kilometres around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and the city of Pripyat are an exclusion zone. The majority of the villages have been evacuated. In the past, everyone played sport here, now you are not meant to eat or drink or breathe in any dust – yet twelve years on people try to survive here in the highly contaminated ghost town. Anja Klauck
Camera: Nikolaus Geyrhalter. Production: Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion GmbH. Producer: Nikolaus Geyrhalter. Length: 100 min.
The internationally renowned Austrian director, producer and cinematographer began his film work as a self-taught filmmaker at a young age and founded the Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion in 1994. His documentaries have won numerous awards.
ERDE, AT 2019, 115 min.
ÜBER DIE JAHRE, AT 2015, 188 min.
UNSER TÄGLICH BROT, AT 2005, 92 min.