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Nadeem Uddin

Bhopal 84: worst industrial disaster to date by Union Carbide Plant in Bhopal, India

Overview

Genre
Human Rights, Environment, Current Affairs, Social Issues, and History
Synopsis

In the early eighties Musharraf Ali bought a video camera to film weddings at his hometown of Bhopal in central India. On the night of December 2, 1984, forty-three tons of toxic gases leaked from massive storage chambers within Union Carbide’s Bhopal plant into the surrounding city, killing thousands overnight. Mr. Musharraf fled with his family and neighbors to safety. Two days later he returned to ground zero in Bhopal, moved to record with his ‘wedding camera’ everything he observed in the first days after the disaster.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
in development
Running time
90 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Samsara Films,
Country
United States
Years of Production
2012-14
Prod. Partners
Samsara Films

Distribution Details

Release year
2015
Language
Hindi, Urdu, English
Subtitles
Yes

Photos

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