Heart-wrenching movie - triumph of the human spirit!

By stillsoft
Written November 29, 2015
Terrific movie - the subject was handled in a respectful and humane manner in dedication to the thousands of lives lost during the Indonesian tsunami. It was great to see so many survivors pulling together to help others, and the ending was touching. Good movie, but be ready to cry a lot
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Title fits it well

By suefy76
Written February 08, 2016
This movie really makes you think about what the important things in life are. If you're in the mood for a tear-jerker then this is the movie to see. When you are watching it you need to remember it's based on a true story and that makes it even more dramatic. I would recommend this for anyone. There were two grown men sitting next to me when I went and they were just as stunned as I during the entire film and sat in silence as the credits rolled. A must see in my book.
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Powerful!

By trk31264
Written May 06, 2016
If I didn't know this was a true story, I would have thought this film was totally implausible and could never have happened in real life. What a memorable, touching and moving film. The director gives us a very vivid picture of the true magnitude of this disaster. The special effect of the enormous wave hitting the island was incredible.
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Absolutely fantastic!

By butierfamily
Written June 24, 2016
This was an amazing movie! It grabbed you from the minute the wave hit the resort. Extremely emotional and powerful. If you don't leave that movie with a new appreciation for your wife and children, then you don't have a heart!
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Super Intensity

By Film-girlly
Written May 04, 2015
Since this was a true story and you know what's going to happen, you brace yourself from the start..just waiting. Once the waves roll in and the family drama begins you are breathless. Incredible acting from the entire cast. The kids are so moving. You feel everyone's pain. You really need a big cocktail after just to calm your nerves...a must to see!
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