Nominated for an Oscar® (Best Actress, Naomi Watts), this powerful drama tells the incredible true story of one family's struggle to survive against impossible odds. During a trip to Thailand, Maria (Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor), and their children must fight for their lives after a fierce tsunami begins wreaking havoc all around them. But even in the darkest hours, true-life terror is tempered by displays of courage and compassion in this epic journey to the very core of the human heart.
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Featurette - True Story
Ratings and Reviews
- Average 7.3/10
- Fresh 156
- Rotten 35
Critics Consensus: The screenplay isn't quite as powerful as the direction or the acting, but with such an astonishing real-life story at its center, The Impossible is never less than compelling.
Very intense story of family's survival against the odds.
Cast & Crew
- © 2012 Alliance Films (UK) Limited. All Rights Reserved.
- English (Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
- Audio description refers to a narration track describing what is happening on screen to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.