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TOP 6 best series with a disaster in the background. Polish hit in the lead

The central story in “Big Water” is not the flood itself – it is rather a side topic that is a pretext to show human stories, family catastrophe. “The Great Water” by Jan Holoubek is a story about the flood of 1997, when a great flood wave is approaching Wrocław. Local authorities, in search of a solution, bring to the city a qualified hydrologist, Jaśmina Tremer (Agnieszka Żulewska). Will Jasmina cope with the elements, bureaucracy, and a difficult past?

“Chernobyl” was one of the most interesting series proposals of the first half of 2019. The plot is based on the events of April 26, 1986. The main character is Valery Legasov (Jared Harris), a leading Soviet nuclear physicist. Legasov was a member of the commission investigating the causes of the accident and was the first to understand the scale of the disaster. In other roles, we could also see Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson.

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“Turbulence” is a production full of secrets about another, as it seems at the beginning, plane crash, and the fate of the passengers and their families. The beginning of the action is the moment when the heroes find out after the plane lands…. that the flight of several hours actually lasted over five yearsand they themselves were presumed dead. A second season is currently in the works. The cast includes Melissa Roxbourgh, Josh Dallas, Athena Karkanis, JR Ramirez.

“The 100” is a science fiction series, in which the inhabitants of Earth themselves contributed to the catastrophe. In this post-apocalyptic vision of the future (97 years after a nuclear war), a hundred brave men leave the Ark placed in space and are sent to Earth to check, is the planet habitable again. Then the trouble begins. The series is based on the novel by Kass Morgan. The main roles are played by: Eliza Taylor, Thomas McDonell, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Devon Bostick, Christopher Larkin, Lindsey Morgan, Richard Harmon, Eli Goree.

The action of the series “Lost” begins with the tragic crash of Oceanic Air Flight 815. A disaster occurs near the shore of a beautiful but sinister island. It soon turns out that the survivors were not there by accident. The series became a real phenomenon, and its viewership increased from season to season. Future film and television stars also appeared on the screen, for whom the production became a springboard to fame: Matthew Fox, Evangeline Lilly, Josh Holloway, Emilie de Ravin, Daniel Dae Kim.

The series “The Last Ship” tells the story of the crew of a US Navy destroyer struggling to survive save the remnants of humanity. The series is based on the novel by William Brinkley. In the fifth and final season, which aired in 2018, the creators focused on showing how the characters dealt with the consequences of the dangerous virus and the political crisis that has gripped the world.

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