Movie being filmed on lake ice

Movie being filmed on lake ice

The Portage Citizen

20th Century Fox shooting "The Impossible" at the Portage Golf Club.
20th Century Fox film crews are making use of the dying days of Crescent Lake ice to shoot scenes for a film called “The Impossible”. Mickey Dumont/Citizen photo

Portage la Prairie is doubling as St. Louis, Missouri, with two days of shooting out on the ice March 14-15. Here crews are seen shooting against a white backdrop on the deck of the Portage Golf Club and crew members are placing a “fake hole” on the ice just below the club house.

This is two years in a row film crews have shot in Portage la Prairie. Last summer Portage played host to camera crews who turned the former Campbell Soup building into a set for the movie “Break My Heart a 1,000 Times.

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