Nothing is more powerful than the human spirit.
Set during the 2004 Christmas tsunami, this is a close-up look at how one tourist family was hit by the tragedy, and how they ultimately managed to survive, even though they were separated from each other and suffered a great deal during the ordeal. The film has garnered numerous nominations and awards.
114 minutes, No persons under 13 (Violence)
Drama, Thriller, On the art circuit
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Cast Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Samuel Joslin, Oaklee Pendergast, Marta Etura
Director Juan Antonio Bayona Screenplay Sergio G. Sánchez, Maria Belón Music Fernando Velázquez Cinematography Óscar Faura Editing Elena Ruiz, Bernat Vilaplana Sound formats Dolby Digital, Datasat Soundtrack Not available
Made in 2012 Produced by Apaches Entertainment, Telecinco Cinema, Mediaset España, Canal+ España, Generalitat Valenciana, IVAC, ICAA, La Trini
SA Distributor Nu Metro
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FPB Report (SA)
Nudity Brief, non-sexual, exposed breasts
Violence Moderate to strong, realistic, bloody wounds (intense)
Drug abuse None
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ScreenIt Report (USA)
Sex / Nudity Violence Blood / Gore / Gross Guns / Weapons Profanity Alcohol / Drugs Smoking Disrespectful / Bad Attitude Imitative Behaviour Frightening / Tense Scenes Jump Scenes Tense Family Scenes Music (Scary/Tense) Music (Inappropriate) Topics to talk about
Scale (Max) 20 South African Media
iAfrica.com Christy Lemire 10 International Media
Rolling Stone (US) Peter Travers 18
ScreenIt (USA) C. Fuchs 14
Metacritic.com 42 critics 15
RottenTomatoes.com 171 critics 15
RottenTomatoes.com Tomatometer 16
Movie Review Query Engine (USA) MRQE critics 15
Movie Review Intelligence (USA) 50 critics 15
Internet (IMDB) 47163 Netizens 15
Average .. 74% 14
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