The Aftermath

DVD - 2007
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Two years ago a Tsunami ravaged the coast of Tailand and hundreds of thousands lost their lives. This story follows a group of people whose lives are irrevocably transformed in the aftermath including: a young couple searching for their child; a Thai survivor who loses his family and tries to prevent developers from seizing the land his village is built on; an Englishwoman whose husband and son are missing; an ambitious reporter; a relief worker; an overwhelmed British official whose faith in the system is torn apart; and a leading Thai meteorologist, whose earlier report detailing the inevitability of a tsunami hitting the affected area was ignored.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Home Box Office, 2007
ISBN: 9780783152189
Branch Call Number: DVD TSUNA
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (ca. 185 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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HBO Films' miniseries event that focuses on the aftermath of the tsunami that devastated the coast of Thailand in late 2004.

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Sep 20, 2013

Tsunami follows a group of people caught up in the days following the devastating Tsunami of 2004. Tim Roth is wonderful as a disheveled journalist out to uncover the corruption of those who see the disaster as a money making opportunity. Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville plays the British Consul trying to bring some order to the chaos and help people at the same time. Toni Collette plays an aid worker who doesn't let anyone get in her way as she assists those in need. The devastation and loss of life is handled in a very respectful way especially as the characters are mostly 'priviledged' tourists suddenly dealing with a very different culture and values. Another gem from HBO.

Apr 19, 2011

this is a good book i love it

Apr 19, 2011

I thought that Tim Roth was utterly fantastic in this movie. I was enthralled with the whole affair....made me quite reflective, it was a terrible event. It was an honest portrayal told from many differnet perspectives.


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