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The Impossible -D.C- 2012 (Review)

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The Impossible (2012)

Lo imposible (original title)

 

Runtime: 114 min

Genre: Action/Drama/Thriller

Release Date: 1 January 2013 (UK)

Director: Juan Antonio Bayona

Writers: Sergio G. Sánchez (screenplay), María Belón (story)

 

Cast Of Characters:

Naomi Watts…Maria

Ewan McGregor…Henry

Tom Holland…Lucas

Samuel Joslin…Thomas

Oaklee Pendergast…Simon

Marta Etura…Simone

Sönke Möhring…Karl

Geraldine Chaplin…Old Woman

Ploy Jindachote…Caregiver

Jomjaoi Sae-Limh…Red Cross Nurse

Johan Sundberg…Daniel

Jan Roland Sundberg…Daniel’s Father

La-Orng Thongruang…Old Thai Man

Tor Klathaley…Young Thai Man

Douglas Johansson…Mr. Benstrom

 

Storyline

An account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time.

 

DVD Archive 2 Review: …Emotional…A small piece of Paradise lost…

DVD Archive Rating: 11/10

 

Additional Details

Official Sites: Official Site

Country: Spain

Language: English/Thai (some dialogue)

Release Date: 1 January 2013 (UK)

Also Known As: O Impossível

Filming Locations: Alicante, Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain

 

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense realistic disaster sequences, including disturbing injury images and brief nudity

 

Taglines: Nothing is more powerful than the human spirit.

 

Box Office

Budget

€30,000,000 (estimated)

 

Opening Weekend

€8,930,116 (Spain) (14 October 2012) (638 Screens)

 

Gross

€40,206,748 (Spain) (9 December 2012)

€39,258,424 (Spain) (2 December 2012)

€38,471,171 (Spain) (25 November 2012)

€37,327,785 (Spain) (18 November 2012)

€32,729,701 (Spain) (4 November 2012)

€26,476,451 (Spain) (28 October 2012)

€20,018,221 (Spain) (21 October 2012)

€10,225,957 (Spain) (14 October 2012)

 

Weekend Gross

€6,921,092 (Spain) (21 October 2012) (643 Screens)

€10,280,000 (Spain) (14 October 2012) (638 Screens)

 

Production Dates

7 June 2010 – 26 May 2012

 

Filming Dates

16 August 2010 – 28 February 2011

 

Company Credits

Production Co: Apaches Entertainment, Telecinco Cinema, Mediaset España

 

Technical Specs

Runtime: 114 min

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital/Datasat

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

 

Trivia

At the Toronto Film Festival in 2012, Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor and young cast got to meet their real life counterparts – the family that survived the actual tsunami and on which this Film is based.

The Impossible (Official Trailer 2012)

 

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