DVD & Blu-ray review: The Impossible (12)

Juan Antonio Bayona (114mins)

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Well-heeled Henry (Ewan McGregor) and Maria (Naomi Watts) and their young sons are holidaying in a Thai resort for their Christmas holidays when a deadly wave crashes through their hotel complex.

Maria and her oldest child, plucky Lucas (Tom Holland, very impressive), are swept one way; Henry and the smaller boys another. Juan Antonio Bayona's disaster movie about the 2004 Boxing Day Indian Ocean tsunami is distressing and deeply moving.