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Ice Bound: A Woman's Survival at the South Pole

Ice Bound: A Woman's Survival at the South Pole

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Sunday, April 20, 2003 5.8 9 3
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  • Season: 2002-2003
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: True Story, Medical/Disease/Mental Illness, Woman's Issue/Story
  • Based On: Ice Bound written by Dr. Jerri Nielsen
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Dr. Jerri Nielsen with Maryanne Vollers. In 1999, Dr. Jerri Nielsen goes to the South Pole to be the only physician at an isolated research station. When she develops breast cancer the aloof and guarded doctor must draw on her inner strength and the help of her co-workers to treat her illness for several months--before weather conditions permitted her to be rescued.


Production Company:

  • Muse Ent, Miramax TV, Jaffe-Braunstein Films

Production Type:

  • Independent
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