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Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains (2007)

For the first time ever, survivors of the famous 1972 Andes plane crash tell in their own words their harrowing story of survival.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jose Algorta Jose Algorta ... Himself (as José Pedro Algorta)
Roberto Canessa Roberto Canessa ... Himself
Alfredo Delgado Alfredo Delgado ... Himself
Daniel Fernandez Daniel Fernandez ... Himself (as Daniel Fernández)
Bobby François Bobby François ... Himself (as Roberto François)
Roy Harley Roy Harley ... Himself
Jose Luis Inciarte Jose Luis Inciarte ... Himself (as José Luis Inciarte)
Alfredo Mangino Alfredo Mangino ... Himself (as Álvaro Mangino)
Javier Methol Javier Methol ... Himself
Carlitos Paez Carlitos Paez ... Himself (as Carlos Páez)
Nando Parrado Nando Parrado ... Himself (as Fernando Parrado)
Ramón Sabella Ramón Sabella ... Himself
Adolfo Strauch Adolfo Strauch ... Himself
Eduardo Strauch Eduardo Strauch ... Himself
Antonio Vizintín Antonio Vizintín ... Himself


For the first time ever, survivors of the famous 1972 Andes plane crash tell in their own words their harrowing story of survival.

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Could you eat human flesh to survive?




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Release Date:

22 October 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Sociedade da Neve See more »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,077, 26 October 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$89,473, 8 March 2009
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Cinematographer César Charlone, a native of Montevideo, Uruguay, went to the same college as the survivors. He was supposed to be on the ill-fated flight 571 but, as luck would have it, could not reach Montevideo in time to catch it since he was traveling from Brazil. See more »


At about 17:35, a photo is shown of the valley the plane crashed in. The caption reads that the picture was taken by Roy Harley minutes after the crash, but in fact the only camera the survivors had was found in the tail some weeks later. Nando Parrado took most of the photos on that particular film, including the one featured at 17:35. See more »


Referenced in Entrevista a un náufrago de los Andes (2008) See more »

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Amazing testimony of faith in face of incredible adversity
9 May 2009 | by KkokkouySee all my reviews

I was hit very hard by these first-hand testimonies told, 36 years later, as if they had been lived yesterday. In the middle of the movie I began to pray. It just happened spontaneously in front of this amazing testimony of faith, a faith that made the miracle that those bodies worn and weary physically and psychologically were able to resist continuing adversity -first the crash, then the avalanche-, for so many days -two months- and then make that final effort that can not be humanly explained. The miracle is both of those who survived as well as of those who died and gave -spiritually and materially- their lives for the others. Thanks to those who made the film. Thanks that we could saw it. See it.

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