Chernobyl: The Final Warning


2h 1991

Brief Synopsis

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the USSR interweaves the stories of a fireman at the nuclear power plant, his pregnant wife, the government officials whose policies helped and hindered rescue efforts and America's Dr. Robert Gale, who led the international medical team that helped treat the survivors.

Film Details

Also Known As
Chernobyl Story, The, Dr. Robert Gale Story, Final Warning
Genre
Drama
Action
Release Date
1991
Production Company
CFI Hollywood; Carolco Pictures Inc; Cinesite Europe, Ltd.; Illusion Arts, Inc.; TNT
Distribution Company
Turner Home Entertainment Company
Location
Chernobyl, Soviet Union; Moscow, Soviet Union; Kurchatov, Soviet Union; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A television movie about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the USSR. Interweaves the stories of a fireman at the nuclear power plant, his pregnant wife, the government officials whose policies helped and hindered rescue efforts and America's Dr. Robert Gale, who led the international medical team that helped treat the survivors.

Cast

Sammi Davis

Elena Mashenko

Jon Voight

Dr Robert Gale

Jason Robards Jr.

Dr Armand Hammer

Annette Crosbie

Dr Galena Petrovna

Ian Mcdiarmid

Dr Vatisenko

Vincenzo Riccota

Valery Mashenko

Steven Hartley

Aleksander Mashenko

James Ishida

Dr Terasaki

Alex Norton

Dr Andreyev

Deborah Weston

Tamar Gale

Trevor Cooper

Feodor Lashelya

Sebastian Shaw

Grandpa

Anne Dyson

Grandma

Chris Walker

Grishna

Lorcan Cranitch

Chernov

Keith Edwards

Champlin

Karen Meagher

Anna

Jack Klaff

Dr Pieter Claasen

Jonathan Hackett

George Castle

Caroline Milmoe

Sonya

Yuri Petrov

Victor Vasilichev

Alexei Krasnopolski

Colonel

Dmitri Matveev

Doctor

Vladimir Trochin

Gorbachov

Vadim Ledogorov

Leonid Scherchenko

Dmitri Orlov

Alyosha

Alexei Elizavetski

Saschionok

Elena Pokatilova

Tatiana

Natalia Kovaliova

Olga

Karina Dimont

Katia

Mary Grady

Tv Anchor

Oleg Novikov

1st Operator

Victor Vasilichev

Yuri Petrov

Igor Livanov

2nd Operator

Andrei Smeli

Guard

Kenneth Locker

Curator

Nicholas Locker

Dr Gale'S Son

Shia Gale

Dr Gale'S Daughter

Gennadi Yukhtin

Civilian

Arthur Popov

First Aid Attendant

Valeri Polovinkin

1st Militia Man

Sergei Reusenko

Hospital Employee

Tamara Voronkova

2nd Nurse

Igor Andryeev

2nd Militia Man

Julia Zhiveinova

Marfa

Gleb Plashksin

Hammer'S Assistant

Vladimir Cherviakov

Guide

Pavel Skorokhodov

Elderly Fireman

Mikhail Feoktistov

Reporter

Lidia Danilova

Woman Guard

Anna Varpakhovskaia

Gorbachov'S Interpreter

Anton Vilkin

Young Fireman

Larisa Bravitskaia

Woman Physician

Charles Klausmeyer

Resident Doctor

Zhanna Alexandrova

Hospital Employee

Sam Graham

Harried Young Man

Anatoli Nemov

Representative

Vladimir Troshin

Crew

Karlen Agadjanov

Production Manager

Lee Alexander

Sound Mixer

Natasha Alexandrova

Executive In Charge In Production (Sks) (Ussr)

Colin Arthur

Makeup

Galina Babycheva

Casting (Ussr)

Alexander Baranov

Stunts

Philip Barry Jr.

Producer

Igor Bek

Consultant

Igor Bek

Photography

Sergei Belinky

Consultant

Joseph Berger-davis

Production Coordinator

William Brymer

Unit Publicist

Ken Butler

Assistant

Paul Cameron

Unit Production Manager

Paul Cameron

Assistant Director

Connie Collins

Script Supervisor

Connie Collins

Continuity

Allison Cowitt

Casting (Usa)

Melanie Donabedian

Production Accountant

Danny Feld

Photography

Mike Fenton

Casting (Usa)

Alexander Filatov

Stunts

Robert Peter Gale

Book As Source Material ("Final Warning: The Legacy Of Chernobyl")

Roger Gimbel

Executive Producer

Billy Goldenberg

Music

Ray Goode

Director Of Photography

Debra Green

Production Coordinator

Phil Haberman

Sound Editor

Claudia Harris

Publicity

Thomas Hauser

Book As Source Material ("Final Warning: The Legacy Of Chernobyl")

Thomas Hauser

Consultant

Anne Henderson

Casting

Mark Hollingsworth

Adr Editor

Whitney R Hunter

Production Supervisor

Whitney Hunter

Production Supervisor

Garth Inns

Special Effects Supervisor

Ernest Kinoy

Screenwriter

Oleg Koritin

Stunts

Alexei Korkhov

Production Manager

Sergei Kriuchevoi

Stunts

Michael Linn

Music Editor

Kenneth Locker

Co-Executive Producer

Don Macdougal

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Micky May

Gaffer

Bill Mccaughey

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Robyn Mcpeters

Publicity

T A Moore

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Galina Polyakova

Costume Designer

Alexander Popov

Production Designer

Jane Quigley

Assistant

Melinda Rees

Script Supervisor

Ken Roberts

Key Grip

Zoya Satayeva

Property Master

R M Schroeder

Assistant Director

A K Surikov

Executive Producer (Sks) (Ussr)

Ron Talsky

Costume Designer

Judy Taylor

Casting (Usa)

Valeri Titov

Stunts

Bill Vail

Art Director

George Vavilov

Assistant

Liz Webber

Assistant Editor

Chris Wimble

Editor

Tony Woodcook

Camera Operator

Vladimir Yarin

Art Director

Tatyana Zhukova

Wardrobe

Eddie H Ziv

Assistant Director

Eddie Ziv

Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Chernobyl Story, The, Dr. Robert Gale Story, Final Warning
Genre
Drama
Action
Release Date
1991
Production Company
CFI Hollywood; Carolco Pictures Inc; Cinesite Europe, Ltd.; Illusion Arts, Inc.; TNT
Distribution Company
Turner Home Entertainment Company
Location
Chernobyl, Soviet Union; Moscow, Soviet Union; Kurchatov, Soviet Union; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States 1991

Aired in United States April 22, 1991

Released in United States on Video July 10, 1991

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 28 - March 8, 1991.

John Voight makes his television movie debut.

Began shooting May 31, 1990.

Completed shooting late July 1990.

Previous titles: "The Final Warning," "Dr. Robert Gale Story" and "The Chernobyl Story."