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linda at databasics.com.au
Mon Mar 29 09:28:48 EST 2004
I wonder if Elena was inspired by Karl Schroeder's scifi short story
called The Dragon of Pripyat written in 1999? A strange tale of
Chernobyl 'terrorism' - the story starts with the protagonist
riding his motorbike through the streets of Chernobyl with a geiger
counter looking for signs of life...
Ironically I read it only a week or so ago...
At 11:22 AM +1000 28/3/04, Antony Barry wrote:
>On 28/03/2004, at 10:15 AM, Fred Pilcher wrote:
>> But sometimes something like this comes along.
>Creepy! Science fiction becomes reality. The shots of the
>kindergarden at the end were so sad. The idea of people naively
>going up on a roof to watch the "beautiful shining" glowing from the
>top of the Chernobyl reactor building gave me the shivers. It would
>have been cerenko radiation. Ironically Cerenko was a Russian.
>I watched the remake of "On the beach" on the TV a few days ago. It
>didn't have that terrible scene at the end that the first film did
>of an empty street (Flinders st??) in melbourne. The photos at this
>site have the same feel.
>Years ago I was told by a friend who watched the first film at a
>theatre in Melbourne. He says at the end there was dead silence and
>nobody moved for what seemed like minutes
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