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Release Date:
7 April 2002 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
On the brink of death - courage was his only weapon.
Plot:
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. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 15 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
excellent, in the footsteps of Scott See more (27 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Kenneth Branagh ... Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
John Grillo ... Franks
Paul Humpoletz ... Man in Audience (as Paul Humpeletz)

Phoebe Nicholls ... Emily Shackleton

Eve Best ... Eleanor Shackleton

Mark Tandy ... Frank Shackleton
Cicely Delaney ... Cecily Shackleton
Christian Young ... Raymond Shackleton

Embeth Davidtz ... Rosalind Chetwynd
Gino Melvazzi ... Head Waiter

Danny Webb ... Perris

Lorcan Cranitch ... Frank Wild

Michael Culkin ... Jack Morgan
Mark McGann ... Tom Crean
Abby Ford ... Marcie

Ron Donachie ... Keltie

Corin Redgrave ... Lord Curzon
Robert Swann ... Freshfield

Chris Larkin ... George Marston
Elizabeth Spriggs ... Janet Stancombe Wills

Peter Cartwright ... Judge
Ben Silverstone ... Very Young Applicant

Shaun Dooley ... Hubert Hudson

Nicholas Rowe ... Thomas Orde-Lees
Richard Cant ... First Lieutenant
Mathew Ashwood ... Second Lieutenant

Mark Williams ... Dudley Docker
Roger May ... Cavalry Officer
Hal Cruttenden ... Bearded Applicant

Kevin McNally ... Frank Worsley

Joseph Long ... Oddenino
Matt Wilkinson ... Assistant Director

Robert Hardy ... Sir James Caird
Bruce Byron ... Harbour

Pip Torrens ... James McIlroy
Nicholas Hewetson ... Alexander Macklin

Ingar Helge Gimle ... Whaleman
Jamie Lee ... James Wordie
Christian Steel ... Leonard Hussey

Rick Warden ... John Vincent

Ken Drury ... Henry McNish
Craig Cheetham ... Walter How

Ian Mercer ... Ernest Holness
Hugh Simon ... Equerry
Rupert Frazer ... King George V

Matt Day ... Frank Hurley
Paul Bigley ... Charles Green

Nigel Whitmey ... William Bakewell

Celyn Jones ... Perce Blackborow
Sven Nordin ... Jacobsen
Rolf Arly Lund ... Capt. Thoralf
Angus Barnett ... Wounded Soldier (as Angus Barnet)

Hugh Ross ... Marsh
Bjørn Floberg ... Sorlie (as Bjorn Floberg)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Claudia Coulter ... Italian Maid

Hallvard Holmen ... Whale
Mira Husseini ... Not credited
Mac ... Mrs. Chippy the Cat

James Embree ... Officer on Horseback (uncredited)

Stephen Greif ... Valiente (uncredited)
Rebecca Johnson ... Nurse Shackleton (uncredited)
Christian Santos ... Hotel Receptionist (uncredited)

Directed by
Charles Sturridge 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Charles Sturridge 

Produced by
Francesca Barra .... executive producer: Firstsight Films
Delia Fine .... executive producer: A&E
Emilio Nunez .... supervising producer: A&E
Selwyn Roberts .... producer
Rupert Ryle-Hodges .... line producer
Snorri Þórisson .... line producer: Iceland (as Snorri Thorisson)
 
Original Music by
Adrian Johnston 
 
Cinematography by
Henry Braham 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Coulson 
 
Casting by
Celestia Fox 
 
Production Design by
Michael Howells 
 
Art Direction by
Lynne Huitson 
Matthew Robinson  (as Matt Robinson)
 
Set Decoration by
Judy Farr 
 
Costume Design by
Shirley Russell 
 
Makeup Department
Jeffrey Haines .... assistant hair stylist
Carol Hemming .... hair designer
Rossana Parker .... makeup artist
Janine Schneider .... makeup artist
Julia Wilson .... makeup artist
Jeremy Woodhead .... makeup designer
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Simon Downes .... second assistant director
Ryan Green .... additional assistant director
Ben Lanning .... third assistant director
Candy Marlowe .... crowd second assistant director
Martin O'Malley .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Joshua Barraud .... stand-by props (as Josh Barraud)
Guy Bradley .... draughtsman
Lindsay Brunnock .... stand-by art director
Graham Caulfield .... drapesmaster
Graham Cole .... stand-by carpenter
Colin Ellis .... dressing props
Bruce Gordon .... head sculptor
John Greaves .... storyboard artist
Colin Grey .... dressing props
Jane Harwood .... art department assistant
Dougie Lankston .... props storeman
Katie Lee .... production buyer
Ben Lloyd .... stand-by stagehand
Joshua Meath-Baker .... graphics
Graham Mitchell .... carpenter
Eddie Murphy .... carpenter
Mitch Niclas .... dressing propman: Iceland/Greenland
Gerry O'Connor .... dressing props
John Palmer .... chargehand dressing props
Allen J. Polley .... property master (as Allen Polley)
Tom Roberts .... stand-by painter (as Tommy Roberts)
Danny Rogers .... graphic designer
Jacob Yocum .... props
 
Sound Department
Jonathan Allen .... sound recording engineer
Philip Barnes .... digital sound editor (as Phil Barnes)
Orin Beaton .... boom operator
Kevin Brazier .... digital sound editor
Robert Brazier .... additional foley mixer
Wayne Brooks .... digital sound editor
Dave Humphries .... sound re-recording mixer
Blair Jollands .... digital sound editor
Mitch Low .... sound assistant
John Rodda .... sound mixer
Mike Ross-Trevor .... sound recording engineer
Alan Sallabank .... sound re-recording mixer
Trevor Swanscott .... foley mixer
Julie Ankerson .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
James Davis III .... senior special effects technician (as James Davis)
James Davis III .... special effects technician (as James Davis)
Martin Geeson .... special effects technician
Hugh Goodbody .... special effects technician
Mark Holt .... special effects supervisor
Martin Neill .... senior special effects technician
Neil Peters .... mechanical engineer
Trevor Williams .... special effects technician
David Holt .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Scott Griffin .... visual effects line producer
Charles Howell .... visual effects coordinator
Matthew Leach .... vfx runner
Christian Manz .... visual effects editor
Sirio Quintavalle .... digital effects artist
George Roper .... visual effects editor
Asa Shoul .... telecine colorist
Fiona Walkinshaw .... visual effects producer
Timothy Webber .... visual effects supervisor (as Tim Webber)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Darren Bailey .... remote camera technician
Barry Bellotti .... generator operator
Robert Binnall .... focus puller: second unit
Vincent Blasco .... grip: second unit
Nick Briggs .... still photographer
Gary Cross .... best boy
Roy Elston .... electrical rigger
John Foster .... focus puller
Robin Gautier .... camera operator: Wescam camera
Darren Grosch .... electrician
Alan Hall .... clapper loader
Thomas Harrison .... camera trainee
Simon Heck .... video assist operator
Robert Hooker .... stand-by rigger
Gary Hymns .... grip
Steve Langley .... electrician
Dean Morrish .... underwater first assistant camera
Larry Randall .... electrical gaffer
Sean Savage .... camera operator
 
Casting Department
Alex Johnson .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Denny Edwards .... costume assistant
Allan Hay .... costumer
Steven Kirkby .... wardrobe master
Rosemary Lis .... costume assistant
Richard Pointing .... costume supervisor
Rachel Turner .... wardrobe researcher
Pat Williamson .... senior costume assistant
Rachel Turner .... costume assistant (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Matthew Briggs .... associate editor
Justin Eely .... on-line editor
Adam Green .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Terry Davies .... conductor
Roland Heap .... assistant scoring engineer
Barnaby Robson .... musician
Paul Talkington .... music coordinator
 
Transportation Department
Terry Pritchard .... driver: kenneth branagh
 
Other crew
Natalie Brown .... location assistant
Tony Clarkson .... assistant location manager
Tony Clarkson .... location manager
Bill Darby .... location manager
R.H. Davies .... marine coordinator
Kate Ereira .... researcher
Duncan Flower .... assistant location manager
Simone Goodridge .... assistant production coordinator
James Greenslade .... production legal
Isla Hampson .... assistant: Polar Bird
Jill Harrington .... assistant to producer
Ryan Harrington .... production coordinator
Roland Huntford .... consultant
David Ingham .... assistant accountant
Karen Jones .... script supervisor
Nick Lewis .... arctic advisor
Andrew MacLean .... assistant accountant
Jean Luc Mafrand .... helicopter engineer
Jon Miller .... assistant accountant
Justin Miller .... assistant accountant
Tony Miller .... production accountant
Richard Murgatroyd .... helicopter pilot
Frédéric North .... aerial coordinator
Fran Ocio .... assistant: Polar Bird
Samar Pollitt .... floor runner
David Rootes .... arctic advisor
Jane Ryan .... floor runner
Alexandra Shackleton .... consultant (as The Hon. Alexandra Shackleton)
Doug Smith .... satellite feed mixer
Kelly Spearman .... production runner
Emily Stillman .... production coordinator
Phil Stoole .... stand-in
Keith Whale .... production assistant: Polar Bird
Marlea Willis .... unit publicist: A&E Network
Davíð Charles Friðbertsson .... production runner (uncredited)
Darren Helman .... production assistant (uncredited)
Christopher Hutchins .... production runner (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
206 min (2 parts)
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Certification:
Australia:M | Finland:K-18 (self applied) (2008) | Singapore:PG | Spain:T | UK:PG (part 1) | UK:15 (part 2) | USA:Approved
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Trivia:
This project was written and directed by Charles Sturridge, who directed _Brideshead Revisited (1981) (TV)_. In this production he is reunited with Brideshead actors Phoebe Nicholls and John Grillo.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Quotes:
Sir Ernest Shackleton:First let me say that if war is declared, any man who wishes to leave the expedition to serve his country is free to do so. It is clear to me where our first duty lies, and this morning I telegraphed the First Lord of the Admiralty and put our ship, and every one of us...See more »
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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
excellent, in the footsteps of Scott, 3 January 2002
Author: rice-1 from London

I have only just finished watching this compelling two parter. I have previously been a fan of the Scott of the Antarctic story and the John Mills film of the same; I was apprehensive of the outcome of this made for TV version.

However, the result was superb. The acting , cast and script matched the quatilty of the original tale. An epic true human story of Endurance, deserved to be well presented and it was. You can only be left in awe of the men who took part in the original incident. Treat yourself to this if you have not already seen it, but wear some warm clothing, you feel the chill of the realism - I loved it. 10/10

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