Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Poster

Release Date: February 23rd, 2001

DVD Release Date: September 3rd, 2002

Not Yet Rated|40 min

Plot Summary
This documentary follows the daring real-life exploits of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew. Determined to become the first people to walk across the South Pole, Shackleton and his men embark on their daring Antarctic expedition by sea. When their ship, the Endurance, is trapped and destroyed by ice, the British explorer and his group struggle to survive in the harsh, frigid environment, defying the odds as they cheat death largely through sheer perseverance.

Cast: Kevin Spacey, Conrad Anker, Reinhold Messner, Stephen Venables

Director: George Butler

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: NOVA/WGBH Boston, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, White Mountain Films

Keywords: Spirited, Quest, Inspiring, Survival