Pompeii: The Last brings to life one of the greatest natural disasters in the history of mankind.
It is a dramatized documentary that tells of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on 24 August 79 AD, portraying its different phases of eruption, which continued for over 24 hours.
This eruption covered the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in ash and pumice, killing all those trapped between the volcano and the sea. Day turning into night as 4 billion tons of pumice, rock, and ash burst forth from Vesuvius.
This film use uses archaeological evidence, including the writings of one survivor, to unravel the mystery of those final hours and its impact on the lives of the people as they saw the tragedy unfold before their eyes.