Society of the Snow: the tragic real-life story behind new Netflix hit

Decade-long project from filmmaker J.A. Bayona is 'a moving account' about the survivors of a 1972 plane crash

Society of the Snow
Enzo Vogrincic stars in the new film, which marks the first time that survivors and families of the dead have allowed their real names to be used in a dramatisation
(Image credit: Netflix)

A new and highly regarded film that has just arrived on Netflix tells the incredible story of the survivors of a plane crash in the Andes mountains. 

But rather than mere fiction, "Society of the Snow" is a faithful dramatisation of a real-life disaster that occurred in 1972.

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