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Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story (1994)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  9 January 1994 (USA)
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Two thousand miles from home, Jim and Jennifer Stolpa (with baby Clayton) lose their way and are stranded in an endless wilderness of deep snow, battling for survival against the elements. ... See full summary »

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Jim Stolpa
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Jennifer Stolpa
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Jason Wicker (as Richard Cox)
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Don Patterson
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Muriel Mulligan
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Kevin Mulligan
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Dr. Bonaldi
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Clayton Stolpa
Zachary Ahnert ...
Clayton Stolpa
Shannon Beaty ...
Megan Mulligan
Heather Beaty ...
Megan Mulligan
Joy Coghill ...
Dr. Jorgenson
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Joe Tirado
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Steve
J.B. Bivens ...
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Two thousand miles from home, Jim and Jennifer Stolpa (with baby Clayton) lose their way and are stranded in an endless wilderness of deep snow, battling for survival against the elements. Using only meager supplies and resourcefulness, the young couple struggles to keep themselves and their infant son alive in a frozen shelter while awaiting rescue. Realizing they won't be found, Jim ultimately strikes out on a courageous 50-mile mission, determined to reach help and return to save his loved ones in this exciting and moving true story. Written by Anonymous

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Great film!
9 February 2003 | by (Aalbaek, Denmark) – See all my reviews

I have just seen this movie on Danish national television (prime time) for the second time. The story of the Stolpas is really worth watching. I still can´t understand that they really went through all that... but I will not tell any details if some of you haven´t seen the film yet. The actors were just great, especially Kelli Williams. Check out the movie next time it´s showing on your television or rent or bye it to day.


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