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Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure

bigImage Based on Caroline Alexander's best-selling book, "The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition," the giant-screen film SHACKLETON'S ANTARCTIC ADVENTURE will tell the dramatic tale of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated 1914-1916 British Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. While never accomplishing its goal of the first crossing of the Antarctic continent, this expedition has become a testament to heroism and human endurance, with its men surviving nearly two years in the barren, frigid Antarctic after their ship was caught in pack ice and eventually crushed.

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A White Mountain/Nova Large Format Films Production. Narrated by Kevin Spacey; produced by Susanne Simpson, Scott Swofford and George Butler; co-produced by Louise Rosen; and written by Mose Richards and Crystal V. Spijer. Composer: Sam Cardon; director of photography, Reed Smoot; executive producer, Susanne Simpson; executive-in-charge, Paula S. Apsell; and director, George Butler.

Reviews

BMZ Reviews:

Polarized By Ross Anthony

BMZ Review of Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure By Herb Lash

Outside Reviews:

"Southern Cross" By Nick Rutigliano, Village Voice

"Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure" By Holly E. Ordway, DVD Talk

"Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure" By Andrew L. Urban, Urban Cinefile

"An icy test of endurance" By Margaret A. McGurk, The Cincinnati Enquirer

"Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure" By Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International

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[PDF] Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure

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