OVERVIEW: The multiple Emmy® and Golden Globe®
Award-winning miniseries from HBO, Chernobyl, will be released on 4K Ultra
HD Blu-rayTM Combo Pack by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Available on
December 1, 2020, Chernobyl features an ensemble cast that includes Jared
Harris (The Crown, Mad Men), Stellan Skarsgård (Melancholia, Good Will
Hunting) and Emily Watson (Hillary and Jackie, Breaking the Waves). Winner
of an impressive 10 Primetime Emmy® Awards and two Golden Globe® Awards,
Chernobyl is the powerful, five-part series that dramatizes the story of one
of the worst man-made catastrophes in history and of the sacrifices made to
save Europe from unimaginable disaster. Now viewers can own the compelling
drama in visually stunning 4K Ultra HD. This 4K Ultra HD release will
include a Blu-ray™ copy of the miniseries plus Digital Copy (US only). This
release will feature all five episodes of the miniseries and bonus content
from the previously released Blu-rayTM and DVD. Chernobyl is also available
to own on Digital via purchase from digital retailers. .
SYNOPSIS: On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine, Soviet Union suffered a massive explosion that released radioactive material across Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, and as far as Scandinavia and western Europe. This gripping five-part miniseries follows the tragedy from the onset of the early-morning explosion through the chaos and loss of life in the ensuing days, weeks and months.
Jared Harris portrays Valery Legasov, a leading Soviet nuclear physicist who was one of the first to grasp the scope of the unparalleled disaster that occurred. Stellan Skarsgård plays Soviet Deputy Prime Minister Boris Shcherbina, who is assigned by the Kremlin to lead the government commission on Chernobyl in the hours immediately following the accident. Emily Watson portrays Ulana Khomyuk, a Soviet nuclear physicist committed to solving the mystery of what led to the Chernobyl disaster. .
BLU-RAY: The film is presented in widescreen in a 16x9 aspect ration preserving its theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good, a 5.1 Master Audio in English that provides a good complement to the picture. It also includes English and French subtitles.
4K UHD: English DTS-HD Master Audio™ 5.1, French DTS Digital Surround Audio™ 5.1, Latin Spanish DTS Digital Surround Audio™ 2.0, Castilian DTS Digital Surround Audio™ 5.1 BD: English 5.1, French 5.1, Latin Spanish 2.0, Castilian 5.1, Czech 2.0
Subtitles - English SDH, French, Latin Spanish, Castilian Spanish, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
Blu-ray™ unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
Meet the Key Players
Inside the Episode
Behind the Curtain: Director Johan Renck
Script to Screen: The Divers
Pivotal Moment: The Trial l