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Shackleton: The Greatest Story of Survival

Modern-day explorer Tim Jarvis recreates Sir Ernest Shackleton’s expedition to Antarctica in 1914, detailing the extremities and hardships endured by the crew of the Endurance.

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Project Type: Documentary Feature
Year: 2023
Screen NSW support: PDV Rebate
Company: Wild Pacific Media
Directors: Bobbi Hansel & Caspar Mazzotti
Production details: IMDb page


28 lost adventurers must fight for their lives after their only lifeline is destroyed in the most uninhabitable place on Earth – Antarctica. Shackleton - The Greatest Story of Survival reveals the true story of polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and the crew of the Endurance, told by the only man ever to have repeated their incredible feat - explorer and adventurer Tim Jarvis. Following in the beset crew’s footsteps, Tim reveals the enduring legacy of Shackleton’s crisis leadership in the face of impossible odds - a lesson more relevant to us now than ever before.

Funding & Support

This film was supported by Screen NSW through our PDV Rebate.