R | | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A Uruguayan rugby team stranded in the snow swept Andes are forced to use desperate measures to survive after a plane crash.
A script for this story was kicking around Hollywood from 1981. The subject matter of cannibalism and a schlocky Mexican adaptation Survive! (1976) were the two main factors for keeping it off the screen until 1993.
Are we supposed to fly that close to the mountains?
When Antonio is scolding the others for eating all the rations, the reflections of several crew members, a lighting unit, and a mic are visible in one of the survivor's sunglasses.
$8,624,292 18 January 1993