Igor – Child Of Chernobyl



Igor Pavlovets is an 8-years-old child whose right arm is missing and his legs are stunted. He was born in Belarus during the consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. His mother have lived in a village vary near and was very sick with radiations illness.  When Igor was born she was totally shocked, so she left him at the hospital. Igor has spent his whole life in organizations with his small body carrying the bequest of radiations, and his future is full of uncertainty.

After the Chernobyl disaster in 1986, Igor was one of the first children conceived. In the age of eight, his body size is of a three-years-old child. His feet are permanently bended like a fishtail, and his legs are without the major bone. This documentary follows the struggle for his stay in England and his adjustment in new life, new school, and his reconcile with his artificial limbs.


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