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I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash

I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash is a 2010 television documentary recounting the tragedy of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 from the perspective of survivor Nando Parrado. It is a 2-hour special with reenactments of the October 13, 1972 crash and the 72-day struggle for survival that followed, including details of the 37-mile trek out of the mountains by Parrado and fellow survivor Roberto Canessa. I Am Alive was produced by AMS Pictures and premiered on the History Channel on October 20, 2010. It was released for DVD on February 22, 2011.[1]

I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash
Directed byBrad Osborne
Production company(s)AMS Pictures
Release
Original releaseOctober 20, 2010 (2010-10-20)

Critical receptionEdit

Critic Linda Stasi of the New York Post awarded I Am Alive four stars, calling it "without question the finest survival documentary I have ever seen on TV."[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The History Channel. "I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash" Premieres on Wednesday, October 20 at 9pm ET on History", The Futon Critic, 20 October 2010. Retrieved November 20, 2010.
  2. ^ Staci, Linda. ""Alive and Well: Andes Plane Crash Survivors Tell Their Tale", New York Post, 20 October 2010. Retrieved November 20, 2010.

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