The 33 Poster

Release Date: November 13th, 2015

PG-13|2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary
Disaster strikes on Aug. 5, 2010, as a copper and gold mine collapses in Chile, trapping 33 men underground. With more than 2,000 feet of rock in their way, members of a rescue team work tirelessly for 69 days to save the seemingly doomed crew. Beneath the rubble, the miners begin an epic quest to survive, contending with suffocating heat and the need for food and water. With family, friends and the rest of the world watching, it becomes a race against time and a true test of the human spirit.

Cast: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, Gabriel Byrne, Lou Diamond Phillips, Mario Casas, Juan Pablo Raba, Tenoch Huerta

Director: Patricia Riggen

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Phoenix Pictures

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Escape, Friend, Intense, Car, Brooding, Underdog, 2010s, Office, Survival, Hospital, House, Rescue

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  • There is no question that this is an extraordinary tale of human fortitude and resilience: at least some of the tears that will be shed in the film will be honestly earned. show more

  • The whole film becomes as mechanical as the oversized drills in play at the rescue site. show more

  • Director Patricia Riggen finds a rigorous and affecting visual language for The 33, but she and her international cast are hampered by a screenplay that too often gets in the way of a powerful story. show more

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