Chilean Miners 17 Days Buried Alive (2011)
Movie: Chilean Miners 17 Days Buried Alive
- Release Date: August 13, 2011
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- Genre: Documentary
The ordeal of the Chilean miners, trapped 2,300ft underground by a rockfall on August 5, 2010. Director Angus Macqueen focuses on the first 17 days, when they were cut off from the outside world, during which time no one knew if they were dead or alive. When contact was finally established, thanks to a note attached to a search probe, it was another 52 days before they were rescued. The film tells their story, with personal testimony from six of the miners?