About

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 display...

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Directed by

J. A. Bayona

Written by

Sergio G. Sánchez (Writer)

Runtime

113 minutes

Country

United States of America, Spain

Language

English

Tagline

Nothing is more powerful than the human spirit.

Cast

Keywords

thailand family vacation historical fiction catastrophe tsunami tidal wave swept away separation from family boxing day

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Naomi Watts