A group of Uruguayan rugby players make an annual trip to Chile with friends and family. The pilots make a mistake and think that they have passed the Andes Mountains but they haven't. Rescue searches give up on them and they run out of food. They are then forced to eat the bodies of their friends that died. Finally, Nando and Roberto walk out of the Andes to seek rescue.
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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