Ice Bound: A Woman's Survival at the South Pole Poster

Release Date: 2003

DVD Release Date: October 25th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
In this adaptation of a true story, Ohio physician Dr. Jerri Nielsen (Susan Sarandon) is stranded at a research station in Antarctica. Nielsen keeps her distance from the other researchers, until she finds a growth in her breast and shares her concerns about it with Big John Penny (Aidan Devine) and Claire Furinski (Cynthia Mace). After discovering that the lump is cancerous, Nielsen creates her own method of chemotherapy and fights to survive the deadly winter.

Cast: Susan Sarandon, Aidan Devine, Cynthia Mace, Paulino Nunes, Steve Cumyn, Carl Marotte, Lorne Cardinal, Kenneth Welsh

Director: Roger Spottiswoode

Genres: Docudrama

Production Co: Miramax

Keywords: Survival, Inspiring, 1990s, Rescue, Friend, Gripping, Emotional