Tschernobyl mit einer Drohne gefilmt: Postcards from Pripyat

Filmemacher Danny Cooke war mit einer Drohne, einer Canon 7D und einem Geigerzähler ausgestattet in Tschernobyl unterwegs und hat einzigartige Bilder mitgebracht.

Noch nicht ganz 30 Jahre sind seit der nuklear Katastrophe dort vergangen, man kann aber schon sehr deutlich erkennen, das die Natur angefangen hat, die Stadt zurück zu erobern. Die Bilder könnten gleichermaßen aus diversen Endzeit-Filmen stammen.

Cookes Film entstand im Auftrag von CBS News, deren Beitrag dazu wiederum auch sehenswert ist.

-> Chernobyl is one of the most interesting and dangerous places I’ve been. The nuclear disaster, which happened in 1986 (the year after I was born), had and effect on so many people, including my family when we lived in Italy. I can’t imagine how terrifying it would have been for the hundreds of thousands of locals who evacuated.

During my stay, I met so many amazing people, one of which was my guide Yevgein, also known as a ‘Stalker’. We spent the week together exploring Chernobyl and the nearby abandoned city of Prypiat. There was something serene, yet highly disturbing about this place. Time has stood still and there are memories of past happenings floating around us.

Armed with a camera and a dosimeter geiger counter I explored…

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By Danny Cooke
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