odd 1980's film about a nuclear accident (aired on PBS)?

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I'm trying to find any information about a rather odd film I remember seeing on PBS sometime in the 1980's. I'm not even 100% sure if it was a documentary or cautionary fiction.

It dealt with a nuclear accident at either a nuclear power plant, an experimental reactor, or maybe a government nuclear fuel processing facility.

As best I can recall, it was partially a documentary re-telling of the events, but that was interspersed with a first-person narrative account by one of the workers as he gradually succumbed to the effects of radiation poisoning over a period of several days (via voiceover readings from his diary/journal entries).

Here some other vague recollections which may help:
*The guy lived alone in a trailer, I think.
*The diary sequences were accompanied by a very abstract image of what looked like a lone dark figure on an all-white hill or ski slope. Each time, as the guy's physical and mental condition deteriorated, the figure would be farther down the ski slope.
*The diary sequences were accompanied by various instrumental musical pieces by Brian Eno. I kinda remember one of them being The Big Ship, from Another Green World.

Please tell me I'm not crazy for remembering this. Or, perhaps it's a false memory from an 80's drug-induced fever dream. I hope not.

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Johnny: I found a web page that lists various films and television productions that used Brian Eno's music, but I didn't see any plot descriptions that matched what you were describing. See http://www.enoweb.co.uk/ under the About Brian Eno >> Video menu. (I didn't see a direct URL to the page.)