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.
Factual error: Most of the time the boys have no visible breaths, even though they're in a freezing climate.
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.
Roberto Canessa: We're gonna die, you know.
Nando: Maybe. But if we die, we're gonna die walking.
Carlitos Páez: Hey, I'll pay for pizza if you go get it.
Antonio 'Tintín' Vizintín: Alberto.
Carlitos Páez: Dead.
Alberto Artuna: I'm not dead. I've never felt worse in my life, but I'm not dead.
Question: What does Cannessa mean when he says "I had no premonition. So much for ESP,"?
Question: I'm curious as to why Paéz is the narrator in the beginning and end of the film, when the movie focuses mainly on Canessa and Parrada as main characters. Almost all of the boys are alive today, and even if they weren't it is not Páez himself who is being interviewed but John Malcovich as Páez. So I'm still curious as to why they chose Páez instead of Parrado or Canessa, as they are both alive today.
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