The 2024 Golden Globes are tomorrow night (Jan. 7, 2024). Amidst the excitement, Netflix proudly boasts several nominations, with Society of the Snow earning a coveted spot in the Best Non-English Language Film category. Released on Jan. 4, 2024, this gripping thriller, directed by J.A. Bayona, not only secured a Golden Globe nomination but has also been chosen as Spain's International Selection for the 2024 Oscars.
Based on the riveting novel by Pablo Vierci, published in 2008, the film recounts the harrowing tale of the Andes plane crash in 1972, weaving a narrative of survival, resilience, and the extraordinary measures taken by the stranded survivors, including the infamous resort to cannibalism. As the movie receives acclaim for its intense and emotional portrayal of this true story, it's no surprise it has caught the attention of the Golden Globes. Watch the official trailer for the film below:
Tomorrow night, as you eagerly await the awards ceremony, dive into the world of Society of the Snow with our full guide to the cast. Who are the talented actors bringing this harrowing tale to life? Let's meet the stars who have contributed to the success of this 2024 Golden Globe-nominated Netflix thriller!
Get ready for a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the cast and main character descriptions, ensuring you're in the know about the faces behind the unforgettable performances!
Netflix's Society of the Snow boasts a talented ensemble cast, predominantly featuring fresh faces from Uruguay and Argentina. This intentional casting choice aimed to bring authenticity to the poignant retelling of the 1972 Andes flight disaster involving a Uruguayan rugby team.
Enzo Vogrincic Roldán as Numa Turcatti
Enzo Vogrincic Roldán takes on the role of Numa Turcatti, the film's primary narrator. Turcatti's journey, portrayed by Roldán, unfolds against the backdrop of a conservative upbringing, showcasing a transformation triggered by the crash. Through his eyes, the audience witnesses the survivors' camaraderie and sheer will to survive.
Matías Recalt as Roberto Canessa
Matías Recalt embodies Roberto Canessa, a resolute medical student crucial in aiding the injured post-crash. Recalt's portrayal paints Canessa as a determined leader, offering a glimpse into his unwavering determination amidst the chaos.
Agustín Pardella as Fernando 'Nando' Parrado
Agustín Pardella steps into the shoes of Nando Parrado, a testament to resilience and physical endurance. Parrado's character, masterfully brought to life by Pardella, highlights his integral role in the group's survival and his extraordinary trek through the unforgiving Andes.
Tomas Wolf as Gustavo Zerbino
In his debut acting role, Tomas Wolf embodies Gustavo Zerbino, another survivor and member of the Old Christians rugby team. Wolf's portrayal encapsulates Zerbino's resilience in the face of unparalleled adversity.
Diego Vegezzi as Marcelo Pérez
Diego Vegezzi breathes life into Marcelo Pérez, yet another survivor of the Andes tragedy. Vegezzi's performance captures Pérez's unwavering determination amid the direst circumstances.
These actors, mostly newcomers, infuse passion and authenticity into their roles, bringing to life the remarkable resilience and fortitude displayed by the survivors of the Andes crash.
Additional notable actors in the film, according to IMDb, include:
- Esteban Bigliardi as Javier Methol
- Fernando Contingiani as Arturo Nogueira
- Esteban Kukuriczka as Adolfo 'Fito' Strauch
- Francisco Romero as Daniel Fernández Strauch
- Rafael Federman as Eduardo Strauch
- Valentino Alonso as Alfredo 'Pancho' Delgado
- Agustín Della Corte as Antonio 'Tintín' Vizintín
- Felipe Gonzalez Otaño as Carlitos Páez
- Andy Pruss as Roy Harley
- Blas Polidori as Gustavo 'Coco' Nicolich
- Felipe Ramusio as Diego Storm
- Simon Hempe as José Luis 'Coche' Inciarte
- Luciano Chatton as Pedro Algorta
Society of the Snow not only tells a compelling story but also showcases the talent and dedication of these actors in capturing the emotional depth of this harrowing yet inspiring tale.
Keep an eye out for these rising stars as they deliver unforgettable performances in this gripping Netflix thriller!
Don't miss out! Society of the Snow is now streaming on Netflix!