For the winter wrap-up episode to close out the year, Alex and Jonathan talk about four films that focus on the ways that people have to survive in freezing and desperate situations: Touching the Void (2003), The Grey (2011), Everest (2015), and Arctic (2018). We discuss ways to tell a true story through documentary and historical reenactment, as well as how fictional survival stories can use theme to varying degrees.
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Skip to: Touching the Void (9:32), The Grey (27:52), Everest (39:29), Arctic (1:10:26), Overall (1:27:23), Coming Attractions (1:34:07)
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Coming Attractions – Stay tuned for Season 7!
Intro/outro music by Mike Braudrick