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Shackleton is a 2001 British television film written and directed by Charles Sturridge and starring Kenneth Branagh as explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton. The film tells the true story of Shackleton's 1914 Antarctic expedition on the ship Endurance. read more

Shackleton is a 2001 British television film written and directed by Charles Sturridge and starring Kenneth Branagh as explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton. The film tells the true story of Shackleton's 1914 Antarctic expedition on the ship Endurance. The cast includes Kevin McNally, Lorcan Cranitch, Embeth Davidtz, Danny Webb, Matt Day and Phoebe Nicholls as Lady Shackleton. It was filmed in the UK, Iceland and Greenland. The film used first-hand accounts by the men on the expedition to retell the story. Shackleton biographer Roland Huntford was a production advisor.

Original Release

01/02/2002

US Release

04/07/2002

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Cast

Embeth Davidtz Rosalind Chetwynd
Matt Day Frank Hurley
Kevin McNally Frank Worsley
Angus Barnett Wounded Soldier (as Angus Barnet)
Rupert Frazer King George V
Kenneth Branagh Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
Ron Donachie Keltie
Paul Humpoletz Man in Audience (as Paul Humpeletz)
Michael Culkin Jack Morgan
Robert Hardy Sir James Caird
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Wednesday, 02 January 2002
2 Episode #1.2 Thursday, 03 January 2002

Directors

Charles Sturridge

Writers

Charles Sturridge

Cast

Embeth Davidtz Rosalind Chetwynd
Matt Day Frank Hurley
Kevin McNally Frank Worsley
Angus Barnett Wounded Soldier (as Angus Barnet)
Rupert Frazer King George V
Kenneth Branagh Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
Ron Donachie Keltie
Paul Humpoletz Man in Audience (as Paul Humpeletz)
Michael Culkin Jack Morgan
Robert Hardy Sir James Caird
Peter Cartwright Judge
Corin Redgrave Lord Curzon
Ken Drury Henry McNeish
Pip Torrens James McIlroy
Matt Wilkinson Assistant Director
Nigel Whitmey William Bakewell
Danny Webb Perris
Ian Mercer Ernest Holness
Phoebe Nicholls Emily Shackleton
John Grillo Franks

Producers

Delia Fine Executive Producer
Francesca Barra Executive Producer
Snorri Þórisson Producer
Selwyn Roberts Producer
Rupert Ryle-Hodges Producer
Emilio Nunez Producer

Editors

Peter Coulson

2003Golden GlobeBest Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2002EmmyOutstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Movie Won
2002EmmyOutstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2002EmmyOutstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Dramatic Underscore) Won
2002EmmyOutstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2002EmmyOutstanding Miniseries Nominated
2002EmmyOutstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2002EmmyOutstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
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