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By mygizmolove
Written June 30, 2013
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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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Great story

By Vice_queen_of_movies
Written July 27, 2016
You really get a sense of how awful the devastation was after the tsunami. Very moving story with excellent acting, especially Naomi Watts and the boy who played her oldest son. I cried a lot - it was a very moving story and well worth seeing.
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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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