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Alive (Buena Vista, 1993)

Alive was a 1993 American biographical survival drama film based on Piers Paul Read’s 1974 book, Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors. On October 13, 1972, Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashed into the Andes mountains. Onboard were Uruguay’s rugby team. Alive chronicles their story of survival. Alive starred Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano and Josh Hamilton. Alive was narrated by John Malkovich and directed by Frank Hamilton.