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In October 1972, a plane carrying 45 passengers, including a rugby team, crashed in the Andes mountains in Argentina. What followed was the young men having to grapple with the unthinkable: surviving by eating the dead bodies of their friends, family and teammates.
The Spanish-language film takes a delicate approach to the horrific events of the Uruguayan plane crash in 1972, sensitively relaying how the group of young men survived for 72 days in the snow with no means of finding food or reprieve from the subzero temperatures.
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The Netflix movie comes from director JA Bayona, who headed up the 2004 tsunami movie The Impossible, and is inspired by the 2008 book of the same name by journalist Pablo Vierci, a friend of the survivors, who also served as an associate producer.