The story (based on fact) of a family torn apart in the Boxing Day 2004 tsunami. As Mum (Watts) lies injured in hospital, Dad (McGregor) and older son Lucas (Holland) battle to reunite the brood.
You can take issue with its overly Anglicised approach to an international tragedy, but there’s no denying that this rousing, superbly acted, no-holds-barred melodrama is a mighty feat of physical filmmaking.
Reviewed by Guy Lodge
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