The Donner Party

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  • The Donner Party Trailer

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    1/26/10

    The trailer for The Donner Party. Based on the harrowing true story, The Donner Party picks up after William Hastings steers a wagontrain, known as The Donner Party, off course by promising a shorter route to California through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. After several early snowstorms, the emigrants and its leaders (Crispin Glover and Clayne Crawford) find themselves trapped, freezing and without any source of food. A small group is formed, nicknamed The Forlorn Hope, to try and reach California and organize a rescue party. The threat of death and imminent starvation dissolves the group-s camaraderie as they are forced sacrifice one another as a source of nourishment. Surviving only on the flesh of the fallen members of their party, the remaining travelers must weigh their consciences against their will to survive.moreless
  • The Donner Party Trailer B

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    1/26/10

    A second trailer for The Donner Party also known as Famished internationally. In the 1840-s, a group of determined emigrant settlers travel into the perilous West on route to California. When a winter blizzard engulfs the Sierra Nevada Mountains in petrified ice, the settlers find themselves off course and soon are trapped, freezing, and without any source of food. In the meantime, the emigrants- leader, the strong willed William Foster, decides to form a small recue party. The party departs the starved base camp filled with women and children. The group ventures into the unknown wilderness in an attempt to reach California and save the camp. While William sternly leads the group through the ice-covered wasteland, all hope of escaping the perilous mountains vanish, as the group starts to slowly disintegrate under the weight of starvation. After becoming disorientated and adrift, the threat of death and imminent famine starts to dissolve the camaraderie of the group. And soon the insanity of hunger possesses the party. With no other choice, the group is forced to sacrifice one another as a source of nourishment. Surviving only on the flesh of their members, they are plunged into the darkness of cannibalism. Based on the harrowing true story, of the infamous Donner Party, Famished, is a gripping and horrific thriller of survival.moreless
  • The Donner Party

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    Based on the harrowing true story, THE DONNER PARTY picks up after William Hastings steers a group, nicknamed ???Forlorn Hope,??? off course by promising a shorter route to California through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. After several early snowstorms, the group and its leaders (Crispin Glover and Clayne Crawford) find themselves lost, freezing and without any source of food. The threat of death and imminent starvation dissolves the group???s camaraderie as they are forced to sacrifice one another as a source of nourishment. Surviving only on the flesh of the fallen members of their party, the remaining travelers must weigh their consciences against their will to survive.moreless
  • The Donner Party: Doing What Is Needed (Exclusive Clip)

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    Based on the harrowing true story, THE DONNER PARTY picks up after William Hastings steers a group, nicknamed "Forlorn Hope," off course by promising a shorter route to California through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. After several early snowstorms, the group and its leaders, William Foster (Crispin Glover, Alive in Wonderland, Beowulf) and William Eddy (Clayne Crawford, "24," "CSI"), find themselves lost, freezing and without any source of food. The threat of death and imminent starvation dissolves the group's camaraderie as they are forced sacrifice one another as a source of nourishment. Surviving only on the flesh of the fallen members of their party, the remaining travelers must weigh their consciences against their will to survive.moreless
  • The Donner Party

    Trailer

    Based on the harrowing true story, THE DONNER PARTY picks up after William Hastings steers a group, nicknamed "Forlorn Hope," off course by promising a shorter route to California through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. After several early snowstorms, the group and its leaders, William Foster (Crispin Glover, Alive in Wonderland, Beowulf) and William Eddy (Clayne Crawford, "24," "CSI"), find themselves lost, freezing and without any source of food. The threat of death and imminent starvation dissolves the group's camaraderie as they are forced sacrifice one another as a source of nourishment. Surviving only on the flesh of the fallen members of their party, the remaining travelers must weigh their consciences against their will to survive.moreless

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