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Miracles Still Happen (1974)

I miracoli accadono ancora (original title)
A seventeen-year-old schoolgirl is the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Peruvian Amazon.




Cast overview:
Susan Penhaligon ... Juliane Koepcke
Paul Muller ... Juliane's Father
Graziella Galvani Graziella Galvani ... Juliane's Mother
Clyde Peters Clyde Peters
Heinrich Maulhardt Heinrich Maulhardt


The true story of Juliane Koepcke, the seventeen-year-old schoolgirl who survived one of the most amazing adventures of our times. Flying from Peru to see her father for the New Year celebrations, Juliane's plane hits a cyclone and breaks up at 24,000 feet. Somehow, Juliane miraculously survives the horror only to find herself alone in the hostile world of the South American rainforests. There her tormented battle to find civilization begins. Written by Anonymous

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Incredible true-life drama of Juliane Koepcke... the story of a 17-year-old schoolgirl who survived a 10,000 foot plunge from an exploding jetplane and an 11 day terrifying ordeal in the Peruvian jungle! See more »


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Most of this movie's cast is comprised by the people who actually lived the story of Juliane Koepcke...including pilot Clyde Peters, the nun at the hospital, and the woodcutters who found and rescued Juliane. The exceptions are Susan Penhaligon, the actors who portray Juliane's parents and, naturally, the crew and other passengers of the ill-fated airliner. See more »


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1974 story of Juliane Koepcke
16 March 2008 | by Kanderson40See all my reviews

If anyone knows where to obtain an English copy of this movie, please contact me at my3sonsjkk@yahoo.com. I have been searching for this great movie for years. I used to watch this every year with my grandfather. They aired it every year around the holiday's. This movie has stuck with me. I wish I could buy it somewhere, as I never got tired of watching it, year after year. The struggles this girl faced in her survival through the amazon...your heart just goes out to her. Definitely one of the best movies I ever watched. I would recommend for anyone and everyone to see this movie if you can get a hold of a copy. You will not be disappointed.

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Release Date:

19 July 1974 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

The Story of Juliane Koepcke See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)


Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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