The Arctic City is starred by Mads Mikkelsen. The story was directed by Joe Penna. It was released on 10 May 2018. It is available in 3 languages English, Danish, Icelandic. The movie longs for 1 hour 37 minutes. This movie hit the box office at $4.1 million. The Arctic is a polar region located at the northernmost part, Unlike south Asia, the temperature reaches winter up to -40°C. The highest recorded temperature is -60°C. Only a small range of animals will be able to survive in that place. In the arctic City, One day, a plane gets crashed by a well-prepared pilot named Overgard. After the plane crash, Overgard can’t guess the place in the arctic city, he doesn’t know the place where he is in.
He is stuck, he doesn’t know the direction to get out of the city. Overgard starts finding someone to help. He started searching in a different direction to get out of that place. He couldn’t get any clue. So he went back to the plane because outside the plane, the temperature Was too low, he was not able to tolerate the cold. He makes a hole in the ice layer to haul the fish from the water to survive. Let’s see how the Pilot gets his life out of risk!
Arctic City – Story Explained:
One day after surviving, He wandered in his surroundings and prepared a map of locations. He went to the top of the mountain and turned on his radio beacon to send the emergency message. If anyone listens to that message, they will come to help. Days are passing, every morning, he hauls the fish from the water and eats how much he wants, and stores the remaining by keeping it in a box and kept inside the ice. And then climbs the mountain and turns on the radio beacon to send messages again. This became his daily routine. One day he saw, his stored fish being eaten by someone, then he observes the footprints of the polar bear.
He was scared and went to the mountain and again started sending the emergency message, suddenly the green light started blinking. Then he saw a helicopter near to him, and he started shouting to save him. The helicopter crashed as if it was landing. Then the Overgard moves towards the helicopter to save the people. When he peeped into the helicopter, the pilot was dead. Only a young lady was alive but was injured. He takes her into his plane and gives treatment to her. He makes noodles & fish for her. Overgard asks about her, but she doesn’t speak anything about herself.
The Arctic – More about The Story :
Then Overgard searches the pilot’s pocket he has found a photo in that he saw the dead pilot is her husband. Then Overgard saw a major injury on her stomach. He didn’t have enough medicines to give her to recover. Then Overgard decided to search for people to save his life. He gets out of the plane and starts to move to find some area where people are living. Overgard compares the map which he created with the map he got on the helicopter. He finds a camp near to him, it takes 2-3 days to reach there. The way to the camp was smooth but a little sloppy. He couldn’t pull Himself up. He tries again and again yet fails. Then he changed the route to reach the camp.
The cool air flowed fast, then he decided to stay in a safe place to take a rest. Then suddenly, Overgard hears the sound of a polar bear, the bear is searching for fish, which is cooked by Overgard to eat. Then Overgard keeps silent so that the bear doesn’t hear. But the girl makes a sound. The bear comes towards Overgard. He fires the flare gun at the bear. Bear gets scared and runs away from the fire. After some time, Overgard starts his journey towards camp, suddenly, the wind flow becomes high. He couldn’t control the cool air, he removed his jacket and put it on fire to heat the water. Then they both drink the hot water to protect themselves from cold wind. He notices the girl’s injuries getting severe. He understood that she could not survive in these conditions anymore. Then Overgard left her there and started moving alone.
Everything You Need to know about The Arctic – The Ending Explained :
After traveling a short distance, He falls into a hole. He comes out surviving, however. From a distance, He observes that the girl is conscious and waves hi at him. He feels sorry for her for leaving her alone and takes her along with him. After some time he saw a helicopter coming, he starts shouting ‘Help me’, and fired a flare so that they could notice him. But they do not observe the flare, then he removes his jacket and puts it on fire, and starts flying towards the helicopter to notice them.
Overgard notices that no one sees them because the helicopter turns back of the mountain. Then Overgard sits beside the girl and says to the girl, I can’t save you, I’m sorry. The same helicopter takes a turn and gets back to them. That’s the end of the story. Finally, it has a happy ending. This movie has taught us about Humanity, how he took the responsibility of saving the girl despite all the risks he faced to save her.