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Ice Bound (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  20 May 2003 (USA)
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One woman's strength and courage under the most extreme weather conditions.

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Cast

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Dr. Jerri Nielsen
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John Penny
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Claire Furinski
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Rafe Pollard
Steve Cumyn ...
Sandy
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Dr. Ben Murdoch
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Lunar (as Kristen Holden-Ried)
Richard Waugh ...
Hugh
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Pixal Pete
LinLyn Lue ...
Sarah Kemp
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Annie
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Morris
Gina Clayton ...
Dr. Miller
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Based on the true story of Dr Jerri Nielsen who contracted breast cancer during her one year outpost at the South Pole. Just as winter approached and everything is on lock down for 8 months with no flights available in and out of the Amundsen-Scott station, Dr Nielsen had to find a way to treat herself whilst enduring harsh weather conditions and limited medical resources. Written by mahajanssen

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Atrapada en el hielo  »

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Analog transmission impairments (fine-grained snow, audio static) are depicted on a compressed digital Internet videoconferencing link. See more »

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Referenced in The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Susan Sarandon (2003) See more »

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Written and Performed by Sarah McLachlan
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Don't mix up two different events
10 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie is about Jerri Nielsen who was lifted out of the Antarctic base in October 1999 by LC130 of the NY ANG which was done earlier than normal because of her condition. They couldn't attempt it any earlier because it was too cold.

The comments about Kenn Borek Air being the actual rescuers mistakes the pickup of Ron Shemenski in April 2001 from that same Antarctic base as Dr. Nielsen's pickup. NSF apparently decided that the Otters would probably have less trouble (they can land in somewhat lower temperatures than LC130s) and be easier to support for the mission and had the LC130s recalled.


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