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Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East ... See full summary »
Robert Carlyle lost his father (who he was close to) suddenly six weeks before filming began. The scene at the end, where Rob is crying by his father's body, was a very real emotional release for him, and was difficult for the other cast and crew to watch.
Malcolm, have you got the latest tidal readings from Wick?
There's a lot of discussion and some scenes dealing with school evacuation. However, given that the authorities' first real awareness of the danger doesn't happen till after 4 p.m., and the water doesn't hit the mouth of the estuary till after 7 p.m., the schools should be out of session for the day, and no evacuation of schools should be necessary.
There are at least two vastly different versions: original ITV two-part mini-series running for more than three hours, and 106-minute DVD version.
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