Society of the Snow
2023
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Society of the Snow

'Society of the Snow' trivia and fun facts

Filming scene

One of the three main filming spaces was a set purposely built by a Belgian company specialized in industrial warehouses in the upper part of the Pradollano station, where one of the three fuselages of flight 571 was deposited.

The spanish Oscar

Official submission of Spain for the 'Best International Feature Film' category of the 96th Academy Awards in 2024.

Based on real events

It recounts the accident of Flight 571 of the Uruguayan Air Force in the Andes mountain range in 1972, in which a rugby team was traveling to Chile.

Second one

The second feature film based on the 1972 Andes plane crash incident, following the American English-language film Alive (1993).

Brief theatrical release

It will be released on December 15 in 110 Spanish cinemas before its streaming premiere on January 4. Spain has 3,521 exhibition halls and there will be provinces, such as Soria or Tenerife, that will not even have the opportunity to access viewing.

Bayona's return

J.A. Bayona returns to Spanish cinema after 16 years, when he debuted as a director with 'El orfanato' in 2007.

In the role of his father

Carlitos Páez, one of the survivors, plays the role of his own father, Carlos Páez Vilaró, in the movie.

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