Overview

It is during the final months of 1999 that 46-year-old physician Jerri Nielsen (Susan Sarandon) finds herself stranded at the Amundsen-South Pole Research Station along with a tiny staff of researchers and technicians. Although, at first, there is little love lost between the somewhat aloof Nielsen and her more down-to-earth colleagues, a strong bond develops among them as the extreme Antarctic winter progresses. Nielsen, in particular, grows quite close to two of the "Polies": Big John Penny (Aidan Devine) and Claire Furinski (Cynthia Mace).

  1. Roger Spottiswoode

    Director

  2. Peter Pruce

    Teleplay

  3. Maria Nation

    Teleplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Susan Sarandon

    Susan Sarandon

    Dr. Jerri Nielsen

  2. Aidan Devine

    Aidan Devine

    John Penny

  3. Cynthia Mace

    Cynthia Mace

    Claire Furinski

  4. Steve Cumyn

    Steve Cumyn

    Sandy

  5. Carl Marotte

    Carl Marotte

Full Cast & Crew

Ice Bound - A Woman's Survival at the South Pole
Ice Bound - A Woman's Survival at the South Pole

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Status Released

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  • May 20, 2003
    TV

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 29m

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