It was Japans most powerful earthquake ever recorded, and it triggered a monster tsunami, fear washed over the nation as the waves crashed ashore and brought further destruction with them. This however was just the beginning of the damage caused. Ten nuclear reactors at two power plants were crippled, threatening the unimaginable, a possible evacuation of Tokyo which would bring unparalleled chaos.
In this film we hear from the engineers who were working at the Fukushima plant and the politicians tasked with keeping order as they reveal the true intensity of the situation. We learn of the efforts involved in saving the country from radiation in this minute-by-minute story of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.