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Where are the Survivors of ‘Society of the Snow’ Now

In the years since their terrifying experience, the survivors of the 1972 Andes plane crash. Which was portrayed in the film “Society of the Snow”—have followed a variety of courses. The majority of them moved on to have happy lives, establishing families, pursuing jobs, and making different contributions to society.

A few of the survivors rose to prominence in their industries, such as business, athletics, and medicine. Even though they probably still have flashbacks of the horrific incident. Their fortitude and tenacity let them to go on and find meaning in life after the radically transformative Andean experience. Some survivors have been actively sharing their experiences in recent years. Taking part in talks and activities to bring attention to their incredible path of survival. They’re stories, which demonstrate the resilience of the spirit of humanity. In the face of insurmountable obstacles endure to serve as an inspiration to others going through difficult times.

Where are the Survivors of ‘Society of the Snow’ Now

The incident served as the basis for the terrifying journey they went through in the film “Society of the Snow.” As shown in the film, this occurred to a few of the survivors of the Andes plane disaster in 1972.

  1. Eduardo Strauch: In 2019, the painter and architect founded an architectural firm and co-wrote a book on the accident.
  • Álvaro Mangino worked in heating and air conditioning, had a reasonably tranquil life, and is now a grandpa. He also worked on a work of fiction about the survivors.
  • Roberto Canessa – is a motivational speaker and pediatric cardiologist who was involved in the incident. In 1994, he ran for president of Uruguay while working as a university professor.
  • Gustavo Zerbino- is a motivational speaker. A specialist in adversity management and leadership, and the Director and CEO of the Uruguayan Rugby Federation.
  • Pedro Algorta: He relocated to Buenos Aires, carried out his advanced coursework, and earned a Master’s in Business Administration. He penned a book on his survival in the Andes.
  • Alfredo “Pancho” Delgado: Started giving motivational speeches in public. And focused mostly on the theological ramifications of the cannibalism that occurred throughout the tragedy.
  • Nando Parrado is a television presenter, businessman, and motivational speaker. He co-wrote the book “Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home.” Had appearances in documentaries, and more.
  • Antonio “Tintin” Vizintín: After completing his legal studies and working in the food and plastic packaging industries. He became a motivational speaker and the vice president of the Uruguayan Rugby Union.
  • Roy Harley: a married civil engineer who has starred in accident documentaries.
  1. José “Coche” Luis Inciarte: Appointed as head of the National Cooperative of Milk Producers of Uruguay. As well as the National Association of Milk Producers authored a book in 2018. Following the horrific event of the Andes plane accident, these survivors shown resiliency and fortitude. By going on to lead varied lives, pursuing occupations, penning books, and giving inspirational speeches.

Is Society of the Snow Based on a True Story?

Society of the Snow, which is currently available on Netflix. Relates the actual tale of how 16 players and fans of an Uruguayan rugby team survived for 72 days. In one of the toughest settings on Earth by doing the exact opposite. Even though the film contains many terrifying scenes. It also tells the inspiring story of survivors of the crash of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 came together to survive. In nearly two and a half months of starvation, extremely cold temperatures. And severe weather while stranded on a secluded glacier high in the Andes Mountains.

The jet was forced to land and spend the night in Mendoza, Argentina, due to poor weather. A route that was planned to allow it to avoid the Andes’ core and travel down a lower mountain pass. The aircraft took off for Santiago once more the afternoon of October 13. 

Cast of the Film

The cast of Society of the Snow is as follows-

  1. Enzo Vogrincic Roldán
  2. Diego Vegezzi
  3. Francisco Romero
  4. Esteban Kukuriczka
  5. Tomas Wolf
  6. Agustín Pardella
  7. Matías Recalt
  8. Rafael Federman
  9. Agustín Della Corte
  10. Felipe González Otaño
  11. Fernando Contigiani García

Where to Watch Society of the Snow ?

The Society of the Snow is available to watch on Netflix. 


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