Holidaying in Thailand at Christmas, 2004, Maria (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three boys are having an idyllic vacation. The audience understands, however, that the first few moments of The Impossible (12A) are but a prelude to one of the most catastrophic natural disasters of recent times. When the tsunami strikes, and a wall of water thunders through their resort, the family is ripped apart.
Sun, 06 Jan, 2013
Cusack is suitably woebegone as the poverty-stricken Poe, the expression in his melancholy eyes constantly vacillating from depression to rage and perhaps even madness, and he gets strong support from Luke Evans as the dogged Detective Emmet Fields and Brendan Gleeson as the scenery-chewing Colonel Hamilton, father of Poe’s love interest, Emily (Alice Eve).
Sat, 10 Mar, 2012