The Impossible

2012 • 1 h 49 min Drama United States, Spain

Movie. 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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'The Impossible' is rated suitable for children aged 12 and over. It may contain mild violence, brief sequences containing strong language, or themes that require a bit more maturity.

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