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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 overview, first billed only:
Dr. Jerri Nielsen
John Penny
Claire Furinski
Rafe Pollard
Dr. Ben Murdoch
Lunar (as Kristen Holden-Ried)
Pixal Pete
LinLyn Lue ...
Sarah Kemp
Gina Clayton ...
Dr. Miller


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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Nature would test her strength. Fate would prove her courage. See more »





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20 May 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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 »


Referenced in The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: Susan Sarandon (2003) See more »


Written and Performed by Sarah McLachlan
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Good and interesting for a TV movie.
24 April 2003 | by (Juneau, Alaska) – See all my reviews

I liked this movie because it told a very interesting story about living in a totally different world at the south pole. Susan Sarandon is such a good actor, that she made an interesting, strong character out of mediocre writing. The true story displays a devastating situation for her character to overcome.

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