PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller
The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
The family on which this story is based were present during the whole shooting process. They were giving tips, especially Maria Belon who is portrayed by Naomi Watts. The whole family also attended the film's premiere at the Toronto Film Festival in 2012.
On December 26th, 2004,the deadliest tsunami on record hit the South East Coast of Asia. The lives of countless families all over the world changed forever. This is the true story of one of those families.
When Lucas is speaking with the Swedish man who is desperately trying to find his son, he grabs a pen and starts writing the boy's name with his left hand but in the next shot he is writing with his right hand.
The title and the rest of the credits do not appear until the end of the film. The only credits that appear at the beginning are the production companies' logos and an explanation of how the Tsunami came about.
English, Thai, Swedish
€8,930,116 (Spain) (14 October 2012)
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