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Shackleton (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Biography | Drama  -  7 April 2002 (USA)
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The true story of Shackleton's 1914 Endurance expedition to the the South Pole and his epic struggle to lead his 28 man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice.

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Cast

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John Grillo ...
Franks
Paul Humpoletz ...
Man in Audience (as Paul Humpeletz)
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Emily Shackleton
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Eleanor Shackleton
Mark Tandy ...
Frank Shackleton
Cicely Delaney ...
Cecily Shackleton
Christian Young ...
Raymond Shackleton
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Rosalind Chetwynd
Gino Melvazzi ...
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Perris
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Frank Wild
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Jack Morgan
Mark McGann ...
Tom Crean
Abby Ford ...
Marcie
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The true story of Shackleton's 1914 Endurance expedition to the the South Pole and his epic struggle to lead his 28 man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice.

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On the brink of death - courage was his only weapon.


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The scene in which Shakleton threatens to throw his gloves overboard if the crewman doesn't take them is based on a true incident. In actuality it was Frank Hurley who wouldn't take them. See more »

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When the men start hauling their boats over the ice, we see the name "J. Caird" clearly painted on one of them. A few minutes later Shackleton announces he has decided to name the boats and unveils the painted names for the first time. See more »

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Sir Ernest Shackleton: I'd like to have taken you with me in the Caird.
Frank Hurley: You've chosen a good team.
Sir Ernest Shackleton: You're the expedition photographer,
Frank: I think it right that you stay with the expedition. In some ways you *are* the expedition. I don't know what our chances are in the Caird; evens at best, I suspect. If we die, then what we've done lies with you and your pictures. You are our story. If I don't come back, I want to make sure there's someone there to tell it. I've drawn up this letter: it gives you back the rights to all...
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Unforgettable
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Take Ridley Scott's "White Squall," Peter Weir's "Master and Commander," throw in a splash of "Titanic," and put Kenneth Branagh front and center in what is clearly the performance of an already illustrious career, and you have "Shackleton," one of the best and most invigorating true-life adventure stories ever made. It'll knock your socks off and then some. The performances are stellar all around, the cinematography gripping and evocative, the screenplay crackling with gutsy emotion, wry humor, and a fierce yet exquisite honesty that is rarely found in genre films. Do yourself a favor and see this amazing film.


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