The Impossible

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.
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Credits: TheMovieDb.

Film Cast:

  • Maria Bennett: Naomi Watts
  • Henry Bennett: Ewan McGregor
  • Lucas Bennett: Tom Holland
  • Thomas Bennett: Samuel Joslin
  • Simon Bennett: Oaklee Pendergast
  • Simone: Marta Etura
  • Karl Schweber: Sönke Möhring
  • Old Woman: Geraldine Chaplin
  • Caregiver: Ploy Jindachote
  • Red Cross Nurse: Jomjaoi Sae-Limh
  • Daniel: Johan Sundberg
  • Daniel’s Father: Jan Roland Sundberg
  • Old Thai Man: La-Orng Thongruang
  • Young Thai Man: Tor Klathaley
  • Mr. Benstrom: Douglas Johansson
  • Oliver Tudpole: John Albasiny
  • Norwegian Patient: Gitte Witt
  • Woman in charge of Simon and Thomas: Nicola Harrison
  • Kid in Tent: Harry Holland

Film Crew:

  • Casting: Shaheen Baig
  • Production Design: Eugenio Caballero
  • Producer: Álvaro Augustín
  • Producer: Belén Atienza
  • Producer: Ghislain Barrois
  • Director: J. A. Bayona
  • Writer: Sergio G. Sánchez
  • Original Music Composer: Fernando Velázquez
  • Director of Photography: Óscar Faura
  • Costume Design: Maria Reyes
  • Costume Design: Anna Bingemann
  • Costume Design: Sparka Lee Hall
  • Makeup Effects Designer: Montse Ribé
  • Music Score Producer: Stephen McLaughlin

Movie Reviews:

  • Andres Gomez: Incredible story with remarkable performances by Naomi Watts and Tom Holland and amazing staging.

    However, Bayona repeats the same mistakes from other movies like “The Orphanage” when he creates an uneasy situation through some unexplained weird behavior.

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