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    Great documentary

    My wife just rented this from Netflix......I was skeptical at first, but it was a really good movie, and actually held the attention of my 11 year old as well.

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    If you ever need a reminder that your life really isn't that hard, this is it. This movie also reminds me that there is no reason for a Halloween remake or Scooby Doo 3, or any of the other horrible writing that goes on in Hollywood, when there are a million unbelievable true stories to choose from.



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    Re: Great documentary

    I haven't seen it, but if you like harrowing tales of Arctic exploration, read "Mawson's Will". It's a great book and a true story of one of the more unheralded explorers.



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    Re: Great documentary

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    I haven't seen it, but if you like harrowing tales of Arctic exploration, read "Mawson's Will". It's a great book and a true story of one of the more unheralded explorers.
    Funny thing is, I'm not particularly fond of stories like this, but this one really does a good job of keeping you interested, and highlighting the terrible conditions that they experienced.



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    Re: Great documentary

    According to legend, Shackleton ran the following classified ad:

    MEN WANTED:

    FOR HAZARDOUS JOURNEY. SMALL WAGES, BITTER COLD, LONG MONTHS OF COMPLETE DARKNESS, CONSTANT DANGER, SAFE RETURN DOUBTFUL.

    HONOUR AND RECOGNITION IN CASE OF SUCCESS.

    -SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON


    Nobody has verified the authenticity of this ad; somebody may have made this up much later.


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