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By mygizmolove
Written June 30, 2013
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As real as it gets...

By mavram
Written September 04, 2015
This movie is extremely well made. You actually feel/believe that you are there with this family and go through all the horrifying experiences they went through. You can feel yourself experiencing the terror of that Tsunami. It is gut retching at times. The cast is superb and do the experience justice. This is a must see... you will plead with a higher power to never ever be near anything like this when you are done watching this movie. Very much Oscar worthy.
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The humanity of The Impossibile

By bethjanelle
Written January 31, 2015
This is a movie that most people haven't heard of & a movie that may not get to everyone.However, if you get the chance to see it GO!Take the tissues with you. It's the TRUE story of a family that vacationed in Thailand & got caught in the Tsunami. Spolier Alert - the story is the graphic struggle of the family that has been torn apart & their struggle to get help for their injuries & to find each other.The cinematography of the tsunami hitting the resort & the carnage afterward is brutal.The acting is incredible as is shows how far the human spirit is capable of clinging to hope & to life.The smallest kindnesses between strangers who have all lost everything & who don't speak the same language, but recognize the need to reach out in kindness to help preserve the dignity we all deserve is amazing.In a season where so many good movies have shown us what means to be human, what the value is in choosing peace and dignity, I can only hope & pray that we as a people can learn to be kind.
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first 15 minutes riveting

By petersen101
Written September 04, 2015
went with 4 teenagers thought the movie was intense and at times more gory then expected but all around loved it and over 2 hours flew by, bring your tissues even if you are a guy.
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Movies are for entertainment

By GeeDub411
Written May 02, 2016
I love movies that you can really sink your teeth in. This is not one of those. Very good effects, acting, editing, cinematography.......but it is a movie of survival, and it gets to be pretty disturbing.....I didn't see much entertainment element to it, but many disturbing images.
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