Big Miracle

Big Miracle

Title: Big Miracle

Release: 2012

Rating: 6.5

Language: English

Country: USA, UK

Runtime: 107

Genre: Action,Biography,Drama,Romance

Big Miracle

Release 2012
Rating 6.5
Language English
Country USA, UK
Runtime 107
Genre Action,Biography,Drama,Romance



October, 1988. Adam Carlson, a reporter for a local Anchorage television station, is currently in Barrow doing a series of pieces on the "local cultural color" of northern Alaska. While out on the sea ice filming a less than promising piece, he spots off in the distance what ends up being three California gray whales - a mother, father and son - who are literally imprisoned by ice which has surrounded them in the earlier than usual onset of winter. They are looking worse for wear as they have been ramming the ice surface to maintain a hole in the ice to be able to breathe and thus survive. The professional and cultural assessment he receives is that the whales, in their current situation, cannot survive for more than a few days, with the ice fives miles in distance to the open ocean with a vertical ice shelf that has developed midway. Adam's piece on the whales not only gets played on his station, but is picked up by news services throughout the States, including the national ...

Director :

Ken Kwapis

Writer :

Jack Amiel (screenplay), Michael Begler (screenplay), Thomas Rose (book)

Actors :

... Rachel Kramer

... Adam Carlson

... Jill Jerard

... Kelly Meyers

... Colonel Scott Boyer

... J. W. McGraw

... Ruth McGraw