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The Impossible

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Original title
Lo imposible (The Impossible)
Running time
107 min.
Spain Spain
Sergio G. Sánchez (Story: María Belón)
Fernando Velázquez
Óscar Faura
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Co-production Spain-United States; Apaches Entertainment / Telecinco Cinema
Drama | Based On A True Story. Natural Disasters. Family Relationships. Survival Film
Synopsis / Plot
December 2004. The lives of María (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three small children who are spending their quiet holidays in Thailand turn into a nightmare when a huge tsunami engulfs the grounds of their hotel.
2012: Academy Awards: Nominated for Best Actress (Naomi Watts)
2012: Golden Globes: Nominated to Best Actress Drama (Naomi Watts)
2012: 5 Goya Awards: including Best Director. 14 nominations
2012: National Board of Review (NBR): Best New Actor (Tom Holland)
2012: Critics Choice Awards: 2 nominations
2012: San Sebastian Film Festival: Official Selection (Out of Competition)
2012: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 2 Nom. incl. Best Actress (Watts)
2013: European Film Awards: Nominated for Best Actress (Watts) & Audience Award
2012: 6 Gaudí Awards: including Best Direction, Cinematography and European Film
2012: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Actress (Naomi Watts)
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