Continuity mistake: After 70 days in the Andes, Nando has not grown a beard. Two days later, when they come with the choppers, he's managed to grow quite a nice one.
After over seventy days on the mountain. two of the survivors walk to Chile and get help. A helicopter rescues sixteen survivors. The victims are buried and a cross is erected on the mountain in memoriam.
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Roberto Canessa: We're gonna die, you know.
Nando: Maybe. But if we die, we're gonna die walking.
Trivia: The guy who first follows Parrada and Canessa on their expedition to find Chile is nicknamed Tintin. In one of the most famous Tintin albums the cartoon hero goes to the Himalayas to find a friend who is reported dead after a plane crash in the mountains. Most likely a coincidence, but still notable.
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