Based on the true story of a Spanish family who were caught up in the 2004 Tsunami. Starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor.
Although based on a Spanish family, the film portrays English couple Maria and Henry, holidaying in Thailand with their sons Lucas, Thomas and Simon. When the wave arrives they are separated.
The film has graphic scenes, that “The Orphanage” director Juan Antonio Bayona did not shy away from. Real life survivor Maria Belon worked closely with Bayona to ensure the accuracy of the story. Naomi Watts (Maria) and newcomer Tom Holland (Lucas) have both been nominated for numerous Best Actress/Best Young Actor awards respectively.
Certificate 12A 114 minutes UK Release date: 1st January 2013
Naomi Watts – Maria
Ewan McGregor – Henry
Tom Holland – Lucas
Samuel Joslin – Thomas
Oaklee Pendergast – Simon