J.A. Bayona’s survival thriller Society of the Snow, concerning the 1972 Uruguayan rugby staff airplane crash, will probably be streaming on Netflix in January
The newest challenge from director J.A. Bayona – whose credit embody The Orphanage, The Inconceivable, A Monster Calls, and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – is the Spanish-language survival thriller Society of the Snow, or La sociedad de la nieve. An adaptation of the non-fiction guide of the identical title, written by Pablo Vierci, the movie is about the Uruguayan rugby staff which, en path to Chile in 1972, crash-landed on a glacier within the coronary heart of the Andes. The survivors have been pressured to resort to excessive measures with the intention to keep alive. That’s the similar real-life occasion that director Frank Marshall dropped at the display with the 1993 movie Alive, which was primarily based on Piers Paul Learn’s guide Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors. In the event you’re concerned about seeing Bayona’s tackle the story, you’ll be glad to listen to that its launch is only a few months away. Society of the Snow is about to succeed in the Netflix streaming service on January 4th.
Bayona wrote the screenplay for Society of the Snow with Bernat Vilaplana, Jaime Marques, and Nicolás Casariego. Filming passed off final yr in Spain, Uruguay, and Chile, together with on location within the El Valle de las Lágrimas, the place the actual occasions passed off.
Right here’s the total synopsis: In 1972, Uruguayan Air Pressure Flight 571, which had been chartered to fly a rugby staff to Chile, crashed within the coronary heart of the Andes. Solely 29 of its 45 passengers survived the accident. Trapped in one of the hostile and inaccessible environments on the planet, they must resort to excessive measures to remain alive.
The movie stars Enzo Vogrincic, Agustín Pardella, Matías Recalt, Esteban Bigliardi, Diego Vegezzi, Fernando Contigiani García, Esteban Kukuriczka, Rafael Federman, Francisco Romero, Valentino Alonso, Tomás Wolf, Agustín Della Corte, Felipe Otaño, Andy Pruss, Blas Polidori, Felipe Ramusio, and Simón Hempe.
Bayona produced Society of the Snow with Belén Atienza and Sandra Hermida. Pablo Vierci served as affiliate producer.
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