- 2 hr 7 min
The movie Alive from 1993 is based on a true story and follows the journey of a group of rugby players from Uruguay who survive a plane crash in the Andes mountains. The movie stars Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, and Josh Hamilton. The movie starts with the rugby players on their way to a match in Chile. The players are excited about the game and the trip, but things take a turn for the worst when their plane crashes into the mountains. The crash leaves the survivors stranded on the mountain with no food, water or shelter.
As time passes, the survivors struggle to survive in the harsh conditions of the mountain. They try to find food and water, but their efforts are in vain. The group begins to lose hope and some even contemplate suicide. However, a few of the members are determined to survive and they come up with a plan to trek across the mountains to find help.
The journey across the mountains is treacherous, with steep cliffs, freezing temperatures, and dangerous terrain. The group faces many obstacles, including a lack of food and water, as well as injuries from falls and avalanches. However, they persevere and continue on their journey.
As time passes, the group becomes more desperate and some members resort to cannibalism to survive. The movie does not shy away from the gruesome reality of the situation and shows the survivors eating human flesh to stay alive.
Despite all the hardships, the survivors eventually make it back to civilization and are rescued. The movie ends with a news report showing the rescue and the survivors returning home to their families.
Overall, the movie is a powerful story of human survival and the ability to overcome even the most extreme circumstances. The performances by the cast, especially Ethan Hawke and Vincent Spano, are excellent, and the movie does a great job of portraying the physical and emotional struggle of surviving in such a harsh environment.
While the movie may be difficult to watch at times, due to the graphic portrayal of the survivors resorting to cannibalism, it is a must-see film for anyone interested in true stories of survival and the human spirit.
Alive is a 1993 adventure movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 7 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 56.