That record was almost ruined in 1988 when producer Andrew Wight led a Nullarbor cave-diving expedition and a freak storm caused the entrance to collapse, leaving 15 people trapped underground. Which makes me wonder why he allowed the selection of those actors and that screenplay. Everyone else will take something different from the film based on there unique feelings and emotions-good or bad. for the 88Pannikin Plains Cavecave-diving expe- dition onthe Nullarbor Plains, Australia whena deluge of rain caused acollapse of the cave's entrance trapping 13of us inside. Death is a very real possibility and most of the time its only one step in the wrong direction that’ll do it. Of course I had to look up the true story it was ‘based’ on, and that probably wouldnt of made as good of a movie….. Browse Andrew Wight movies and TV shows available on Prime Video and begin streaming right away to your favorite device. I’m really glad to be alive, on top of the earth and free rather then trapped and dead inside the earth. Browse Andrew Wight movies and TV shows available on Prime Video and begin streaming right away to your favorite device. Use of the mark without express consent from Nell Minow constitutes trademark infringement and unfair competition in violation of federal and state laws. And the fact that they used the same camera equipment as in Avatar probably was the optimizer at play. Very loosley based on Wight's near-fatal 1988 expedition of Australia's Nullarbor cave system, the film follows master diver Frank McGuire and his crew, including his son Josh, on an expedition in the unexplored Esa'ala Cave system in Papua New Guinea. I’ll take whatever James Cameron and Andrew Wright say in the future with a grain of salt! I recall an article about a search in a Mexican cave system for its link to the sea.1 diver died and they had to leave the body and continue. Pam i think your ghastly choice of words here on this thread is an outrage!! That was a harrowing scene! Many events inpire the things I write and sing about and all of it from real-life. Thanks, Missy. It's great to be back out on the Nullarbor Plain, after three days travelling and setting up, for our first expedition in two and a half years. Well, you should take whatever anyone who is trying to sell you something says with a grain of salt Ankit. and i said wow.!!!!!!!! (Phys.org) —Deep in water-filled underground caves beneath Australia's Nullarbor Plain, cave divers have discovered unusual 'curtains' of biological material – known as Nullarbor cave slimes. By the end of the movie i was hoping they’d all die. I’d much rather see a movie about the real incident. First thing I have to say is that anyone who expects hollywood to stick to the facts of a true story is sadly mistaken. Not far away is the Pannikin cave in which an expedition in 1988 nearly turned to tragedy. Its a James Cameron film… if you want the real thing, go watch the rocky mountain man documentary. That would be a horror if hapened in real life. To sum it up. See more ideas about cave, cave photography, cave images. If it weren’t for the former attributes, this movie might have been unwatchable. We can't wait to see the results. Unlike the high-tech equipment used by the characters in the film, the Nullarbor cave-divers trapped 80 metres underground had to make do with radio communications. I thought James Cameron was controlling and a perfectionist? I give this movie a five star rating. Awe, for what they went through and a sadness so deep you just have to pause… Thank goodness this was not true! e.g. Here's a quick look at their plan and goals for the expedition. Very funny, Vid! However, planning in the lab is one thing; sometimes you really need to be in the cave to work out what will be the most profitable use of our limited time and resources. Ill stick to Bambi By for now. The Cocklebiddy is also where you can find a collapse called “The Rockpile”, a visual treat after a 750-metre swim across the second lake. If I could, I would watch it over and over again! Inspired James Cameron film "Sanctum" Fortunately for the people that inspired this MOVIE, no one died. Absolutely right and much appreciated. did not like this movie, what was it about, the real story had nothing to do with the movie. This MOVIE was amazing, and had a lot of accuracy in a lot of ways. Sounds like “Sanctum”. I really liked the movie! Would you not have watched the movie if you thought it was a purely fictional story? For those of you who want to bash it and criticize it for not being exactly what happened because it was inspired by a story, check out NatGeo. Within an hour Grant and I decided we would up stumps on Pit B at the end of today and begin a new excavation closer to the cave entrance, where a large number of bones have been found on the cave floor and where augering on the previous trip had shown the sediment was over two metres deep. Not far away is the Pannikin cave in which an expedition in 1988 nearly turned to tragedy. the movie inspired me a lot and it move to realization that is too difficult to handle situation like the sanctum the movie. For most people, exploring the Nullarbor plain by crossing the almost treeless plain on the Eyre Highway is a once in a lifetime experience. Above ground it is famously featureless. It almost sounds like you have a personal issue with him Kyle. Only one thing: “based on true story”????? Rivett bankrolled a series of nature documentaries, employing Wight and Allum to create them. With the participation and assistance of High Springs cave diver Wes Skiles, one of the survivors of that 1988 near-catastrophe, Australian filmmaker Andrew Wight was inspired to … Second of all, this is my opinion. This site hosts Nell Minow’s Movie Mom® archive, with material that originally appeared on Yahoo! The story is great and certainly not improbable and I was captivated the entire time. They use the all-purpose term “inspired by a true story,” which means that they change about 90% of what happened. Unlike the high-tech equipment used by the characters in … Its kinda bump(relieve at the same time) to know about what exactly happen because when the movie was playing, i kept thinking to myself. Much of her new material can be found at, 1988 Nullarbor cave expedition that had 13 people trapped underground. @ Mom “based” means that the narrative follows the basic unfolding of the real events, or at least has a substantial connection with the real event on a number of material points. This was captured on film by his support team, and eventually published as Nullarbor Dreaming. That expedition made news when torrential rains flooded the Pannikin Plains Caves - the "Everest of underground caves" - east of Cocklebiddy. But overall the movie was awesome. All who are reading to this should watch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! A very well made MOVIE. Yes, it is a sad loss, Corasko. It’s a TEN in my book!!!! There was a reality about the pictured scenes, some shot in real underwater caves in Mt.Gambier. Grant found a partial skull of what looks like the new species of Notamacropus from southern Australia that James and I are currently describing. ('Nullarbor Dreaming, 1988'): What you're looking at here is a mass of rock lying on top of the path we used to walk. The Nullarbor Plain is a former shallow seabed, as indicated by the presence of bryozoans, foraminifera, echinoids and red algae calcareous skeletons that make up the limestone. The region is also the location of "Nullarbor limestone" and it has a reputation as a significant karst region with Oligocene and Miocene cave formations.. Very loosley based on Wight's near-fatal 1988 expedition of Australia's Nullarbor cave system, the film follows master diver Frank McGuire and his crew, including his son Josh, on an expedition in the unexplored Esa'ala Cave system in Papua New Guinea. Unless it’s a documentary, it is entertainment. People have been killed in the Nullarbor caves because they underestimated the levels of skill and care involved in mounting an expedition, so you must consult CALM or DEHAA before venturing near them and abide by any restrictions. Sanctum is fantastic. Or the end result (however achieved) reflects reality. I just watched the movie for the first time and thought it was good people shouldn’t get so caught up in the whole “based on a true story” “inspired by…” Those terms just means that the real events laid the foundation for a more dramatic telling of the story unless its called a documentary then chances are the only thing “real” of factual is the main point to the story which in this case was cave divers got stuck in a cave the rest is up to whoevers imagination so either enjoy it for what it is a good movie or complain about what it isn’t a documentary. Your email address will not be published. Ok, first off, I have to thank James Cameron and the team he has contracted for this movie. A Captain Maitland Thomson of Adelaide made the first speleological expedition to the Nullarbor Caves in 1935. Fortunately the movie wasn’t anyway close to being true, and fortunately I did not learn that this film was so called “inspired by a true story” before renting it. Once it was over the Bonus section had a heading about the Real Story. Your email address will not be published. In 1988 Andrew organised an international cave diving expedition to explore Pannikin Plains cave, a large mostly water filled cave located on the Nullarbor Plain in Western Australia. They had gone into the cave to make a documentary and were trapped by a rock slide. Typical Australian oversell. The flat, semi-arid area known as the Nullarbor Plain stretches along the coast of the Great Australian Bight.The large limestone bedrock is one of the most unique landscapes that you can find in all of Australia. It was the site of the world’s longest cave diving expedition in 1983 where a world record of 6.25 kms was set. There are no trees around Roaches Rest. Victoria took Jude’s rebreather to get out of the cave… They must have fixed the hose before the cave flooded. the movie was great! More so how they treated each other in the face of possible death..granted its just a movie, but it would have been much more entertaining and suspenseful if i actually gave a sh*t about the characters. therefore, i think you have no right to put the title ‘based on a true story’ especially if they had radio signal and much different aquatic equiptment. Purchase a copy to enjoy the bonus features.’ What?! Just watched this movie and really enjoyed it. !Also This Film is inspired by a True Story lol. See more ideas about cave, cave photography, cave images. With Nick Tate, Ernie Dingo, Ron Allum, Des Gorman. good job.! Really, is all that necessary?? Searching for Australia's Forgotten Beasts. I really enjoyed the perspective we had on human nature and the different relations and reactions in a distress situation/environement. I’d think twice before insulting someone’s homeland because there are many stereo types to hang around any country’s neck including Canada’s. I like the lessons you took from the film very much. The consequences of pride and stupidity and finding ones true character in a crisis situation no matter what that may be. The sequence within the limestone includes five formations: Btw, this movie that I watched stated that it was “inspired by true event”. there is only one word to describe this movie, ghastly. Australian Adventurer of the Year medal winner (Australian Geographic), Andrew initiated and led the record breaking Pannikin Plain Cave Diving Expedition into Australia's remote south-west in 1988. It was the site of the world’s longest cave diving expedition in 1983 where a world record of 6.25 kms was set. It’s unbelievable and frankly scary that anyone could say that Andrew Wight “should have died down there” in the real incident – especially for just making a movie (that could have been better). Fortunately for hollywood, and James Cameron, we like stories with less than ideal endings. And thank you Neill for providing us with this article. This movie had nothing to do with the actual story its based on aside from the concept of being trapped in a cave. A bit disappointed at finding out dat tru story events were no where near da movie storyline but its worth watching. Well, I must say the movie was captivating and was well done. But you should never assume that a “based on a true story” movie is the same thing as a documentary. The sequence within the limestone includes five formations: I clicked on it, wanting to know if the two who left at the beginning made it out, but it said something like ‘This film is for rental purposes and contains the feature film only. An Australian Geographic Adventurer of the Year medal winner, Wight initiated and lead the record-breaking Pannikin Plain Cave Diving Expedition into Australia's remote southwest in 1988. Sanctum “based on a true story”? I’m so glad you enjoyed it. Most of the crew were participants in the last trip, which was half cave palaeontology and half a … Inspired by means “hey this story happened in real life, and I want to make a movie that resembles this story”. Irrespective of whether it is “based” “inspired” on true events or not, the movie is well worth watching and the imagery amazing. A month of preparation, packing, and lists … Watson of Ceduna of trips of exploration to the caves of the Nullarbor Plain in 1935. A Captain Maitland Thomson of Adelaide made the first speleological expedition to the Nullarbor Caves in 1935. Im glad its just all made up. Weren’t we all made with free will and the right to an opinion? So glad you enjoyed it. The Nullarbor Plain is a former shallow seabed, as indicated by the presence of bryozoans, foraminifera, echinoids and red algae calcareous skeletons that make up the limestone. Sanctum fails on every account. Cavers became trapped as a freak storm arrived with wind gusts of around 100 km/h. I’ll take whatever James Cameron and Andrew Wright say in the future with a grain of salt! A rescue mission was mounted and everyone survived in a … Well done Nell on keeping this chat clean! Also includes scenes of the Duke of Gloucester's train visit to Ooldea in 1934, his meeting with Daisy Bates and a corroboree performance arranged for him by local Aboriginal people. Unfortunately, the teeth are on the underside so we can't be sure until it's completely excavated. I got question to James Cameron is AVATAR also based on true story or is it documentry? In 1988, during an Australian Geographic Society-sponsored expedition to Pannikan Plains on the Nullarbor, a freak storm trapped Allum and his team underground. Well maybe the true story was not quite same, but the movie sure was amazing… Yeah they should have made it more real, but this way you are always thinking about the boy who was left alone after the whole journy… Yeah well they did say based on true story they didn’t say true story. It SUCKED. I LOVE THIS MOVIE!!!!!! All the reviews said it was a bad movie. I thought it was a good movie – Just hated that they had to include SO much profanity!! I can understand why it was panned by the critics. It's in excellent condition. I don’t know if any of you are cavers, but I am and it can be a very exciting, however, dangerous experience. This is the true Nullarbor. That record was almost ruined in 1988 when producer Andrew Wight led a Nullarbor cave-diving expedition and a freak storm caused the entrance to collapse, leaving 15 people trapped underground. the movie was very good and we would recommend it. i love it very much. That story was the 1988 Nullarbor cave expedition that had 13 people trapped underground. (Phys.org) —Deep in water-filled underground caves beneath Australia's Nullarbor Plain, cave divers have discovered unusual 'curtains' of biological material – known as Nullarbor cave slimes. Or maybe awful. We'll have to be patient and wait until tomorrow. Annnnnd Nicely done Alister Grierson along with John Garvin. ! Details: Graham Pilkington, 66 Eyre Cres., Valley View SA 5093 (h)08 2642598, (w)OB 2747620. Over the weekend we sold a set of images from a Secret Nullarbor Caving Expedition. It is about the will to survive. And I did it as soon as I saw who was trapped. That will probably be more up your ally, they stick more to the true story. The movie is awesome.I really enjoyed,It’s interesting but so sad. Sometimes for better sometimes for worse. Nullarbor Expedition Update. Filled by master diver in the actual cave in. Entry to the cave is easy. The expedition to the Nullarbor caves is a collaborative effort between the Western Australian Museum and the Flinders University. All that being said. But that word would of course not sound quite as engaging. Thank you for a GREAT movie x. In 1988, he eventually went on to attempt a record cave dive in Pannikin Plains Cave on the Nullarbor Plain, where flash floods turned the expedition into a life-or-death adventure. ('Nullarbor Dreaming, 1988'): What you're looking at here is a mass of rock lying on top of the path we used to walk. Koonalda Cave is a deep karst cave, situated on the Nullarbor Plain of South Australia and is well known for its archaeological evidence for ancient art and flint mining. I am just wondering about one small detail… in the movie, after they go back in the cave they find carl with the body of a woman… my girlfriend says it’s Victoria’s body but since Josh’s father says ” Thank you Judes” …I’m not so sure who it was socan you help me? The sequence within the limestone includes five formations: it had us asking questions and truly engaged during the movie. As a climber, caver, diver, and many other ways of enjoying nature and what the earth has for us to explore, this movie was amazing. Instead, a narrative that shares with the real event only the fact that a bunch of spelunkers had their return route barred, with everything else been different, can at most be said to be “inspired” by the real event. The story was completely entertaining; the cinematography and special effects were terrific but the acting and dialogue was…well, lame. Thanks, Mr. Novak. If he were to have made a documentary of the true story, he wouldn’t have made as much money. Sad to say, I encountered this type of artfully misleading marketing over and over while traveling Down Under for a few months. It was BASED on a true story, NOT ACTUAL EVENTS, the only thing that was actual is that the cave collapsed. That said, the movie did say “inspired by”, and in case you all didn’t know The Hangover was inspired by a true story. That doesn’t mean anyone has the right to attack someone else because they don’t agree with you. Thanks, DW. The true story was enough to make a movie for, but, since the producer was one of the ppl who were trapped he figured he could make an arm and a leg filming absolute nonsense. JuJu's mom: I received death threats from angry fans. Doesn’t sound like the Nullabar incident. The flat, semi-arid area known as the Nullarbor Plain stretches along the coast of the Great Australian Bight.The large limestone bedrock is one of the most unique landscapes that you can find in all of Australia. Thanks. I rented this movie and originally thought it was a true story. I definitely recommend it to others. Its an awsome movie.Really through the whole movie I was stucked to my seat , sitting motionless… Movie SANCTUM is really a must-watch movie…. I believe the term “based on” makes it clear that it is not factual. The Nullarbor Plain is a former shallow seabed, as indicated by the presence of bryozoans, foraminifera, echinoids and red algae calcareous skeletons that make up the limestone. I’ve edited your comments to comply with the rules of this site, which prohibit insults to other posters. In 1988, writer and renowned caver Andrew Wight led an expedition to explore and dive into a remote cave system hidden beneath the Nullarbor Plain in Australia. Wight tells saweekend how he found himself with another diver, Vicky Bonwick, perched precariously on a ledge the size of a small kitchen table. We just saw this movie, it was great. THE MOVIE MOM® is a registered trademark of Nell Minow. A detailed history and description. :)). You didn’t make enough money on your shitty pseudo accurate documentary – keep hunting the money ya dick. It's great to be back out on the Nullarbor Plain, after three days travelling and setting up, for our first expedition in two and a half years. NO ONE DIED!!!! Thanks, Victoria! You never know what could happen to you. Wait, that’s right! The movie was owesome,The producers of this film should have no credibility with their audience. A really good moviekept me awake even after very hard working day. All material © Nell Minow 1995-2021, all rights reserved, and no use or republication is permitted without explicit permission. Tim, we try to keep this a safe place for people to express their views without fear of being insulted. This film is awesome. And finally – great movie worth seeing, I hope you can get out of it what I did. maybe lessons that will one day help anyone that finds themselves in a hopeless situation. For the first time scientists were able to accurately gauge the size of this formidable predator. That record was almost ruined in 1988 when producer Andrew Wight led a Nullarbor cave-diving expedition and a freak storm caused the entrance to collapse, leaving 15 people trapped underground. Many film-makers in many places abuse the line between “based on” and “inspired by” and you attribution of what is a fairly minor infraction to an entire nation is offensive. . I’m not psychic, I just understand how movies are made. Go $#%& yourself Andrew Wight- you should have died down there(or at least sustained debilitating physical or mental injuries you snake in the grass you). In 1988, Andrew Wight was leading an expedition of 14 people in exploring a large underwater cave in Australia's Nullarbor Plains when a storm flooded the entrance and caused the cave to … Inspired James Cameron film "Sanctum" Andrew Wight your part of “writing” the script was no doubt akin to Ben Affleck’s contributions to Good Will Hunting. I was actually quite disturbed by the final scenes of the movie. It was so dangerous that before the expedition, a doctor warned the team that it was virtually certain that one of the divers would be killed, or get decompression sickness so bad they would suffer dearly. Good work James Cameron. It’s a must watch.. When Australian producer and renowned caver Andrew Wight (Ghosts of the Abyss, Aliens of the Deep) led a cave diving expedition beneath Australia’s Nullarbor Plain in 1988, he had… Plongée dans une grotte sous-marine Russe In 1988, during an Australian Geographic Society-sponsored expedition to Pannikan Plains on the Nullarbor, a freak storm trapped Allum and his team underground. The cave contains an 18m tall stalagmite of impressive proportions. ;), In the caves, my light is my dauther, who is(are) your light(s)? Veri nice shots of underground cave pools. Sanctum was said to have been based on Wight's near-death experience in a 1988 cave diving expedition in Western Australia, when he and his team were trapped for two days. peace <3, (sry for mistakes, english is not my mother language). Kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time. With Nick Tate, Ernie Dingo, Ron Allum, Des Gorman. Filled by master diver in the actual cave in. Really? P.Ackroyd Oct.1988 UP-COMING EXPEDITION EXPLORATION, SURVEY, TOURIST Nullarbor Plain Caves- 23.9.89 to 9.10.89. Loosely inspired by a true life-or-death experience which, documentary film maker and one of the screen writers of Sanctum, Andrew Wight survived in 1988 Sanctum-the-real-story. This makes the idea of seeing it tantalizing. for those who love rollercoasters and crazy gory amazing action films this is a must see. “Sanctum” begins, “Inspired by a true story.” That story was the 1988 Nullarbor cave expedition that had 13 people trapped underground. It was great. Visiting several caves, some with untrogged areas! Old Homestead (over 14 km long) and Thampanna. it made me think a lot about life. I was holding my husbands hand so tight my fingers went numb. They had gone into the cave to make a documentary and were trapped by a rock slide. I found it to be quite entertaining and at the same time, interesting from a social experiment perspective. I cried when the son had to do that to his father, wow. It’s not often that our world gets the highlights, lol… Looking forward to a viewing and thanks for all the public insight. Maybe you should get your money back, use that money to try and buy your way into heaven with the angels. As I write we're all huddled around the campfire laughing at poor old Grant who's just melted the sole of his shoe by putting it too close to the fire, contented with a belly full of Carey's awesome tucker under a sky full of stars (veges only again much to the meat-lovers' disdain), wondering about what awesome fossils we'll find over the next two weeks...this is the life. I beleive that this story is loosely based on a particular set of event, that it incorporates many realistic possabilities and that it shows some real dangers of cave diving. Neill for providing us with this article the third cave is home to Australia ’ not! 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