The Impossible

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PG-13 (for intense realistic disaster sequences, including disturbing injury images and brief nudity)
Running time:
107 minutes

Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand, looking forward to a few days in tropical paradise. But on the morning of December 26th, as the family relaxes around the pool after their Christmas festivities the night before, a terrifying roar rises up from the center of the earth. As Maria freezes in fear, a huge wall of black water races across the hotel grounds toward her.

Release date:
December 21, 2012
Quick review:
A family caught in the unbelievable carnage of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami – unbelievable, but true – with Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor and the remarkable young actor Tom Holland. A chilling, but thrilling account of survival, visceral and inspiring.