Maria (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand, looking forward to a few days in tropical paradise. But on the morning of December 26th, as the family relaxes around the pool after their Christmas festivities the night before, a terrifying roar rises up from the center of the earth. As Maria freezes in fear, a huge wall of black water races across the hotel grounds toward her.
'The Impossible'' is the powerful and unforgettable account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time. But the true-life terror is tempered by the unexpected displays of compassion, courage and simple kindness that Maria and her family encounter during the darkest hours of their lives.
- MPAA Rating: PG-13
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 114min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 01/04/2013
- DVD Release Date: 04/23/2013
- Distributor(s): Summit Entertainment
Juan Antonio Bayona
- Themes: Forces of Nature,Stranded,Families in Crisis
- Tone: Compassionate,Earnest,Heartwarming,Poignant,Sentimental,Tense,Visceral,Stirring,Inspiring
Christmas, Thailand, compassion, courage, family, rescue, son, tsunami, vacation
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (12-21-2012),USA - Expanding (01-04-2013)
- Language: English