The film opens with a group of photographs of the Stella Maris College's Old Christians Rugby Team. Carlitos Páez points out several members of the team and reflects on the accident in a brief monologue. Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 flies over the Andes on October 13, 1972. The raucous rugby players and a few of their relatives and friends are eagerly looking forward to an upcoming match in Chile.

MPAA Rating:R
Genre:Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country:Canada, United States
Produced By:Bruce Cohen, Kathleen Kennedy, Robert Watts
Directed By:Frank Marshall
Written By:Piers Paul Read, John Patrick Shanley
Cast:Jake Carpenter, David Kriegel, Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Tom Raudaschl, Diana Barrington, John Cassini, Illeana Douglas, Jerry Wasserman, Sam Behrens, Michael Sicoly, Kevin Breznahan, Fiona Roeske, Aurelio DiNunzio, Jason Gaffney, Danny Nucci, Michael Woolson, Chad Willett, Frank Pellegrino, Josh Hamilton, José ZúñIga, Bruce Ramsay, Gian DiDonna, Silvio Pollio, Michael DeLorenzo, Josh Lucas, Gordon Currie, Tony Morelli, Michael Tayles, John Newton, Richard Ian Cox, Ele Keats, Christian J. Meoli, Jack Noseworthy, Jan D'Arcy, John Malkovich, David Cubitt
In Theaters:Jan 15, 1993
Runtime:2 hours
Production:Film Andes S.A., Paramount Pictures, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Touchstone Pictures, United International Pictures (UIP)
Box Office:$36,733,909
Available On:Amazon, Itunes, Netflix, Vudu
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