The 2018 Thai cave rescue was an occasion that gripped the world. Naturally, a number of initiatives have been developed concerning the waterlogged story, and one of many increased profile examples is 13 Lives, directed by Ron Howard and starring Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell and Joel Edgerton alongside a bunch of native expertise. Dive under for the trailer…
In June and July 2018, the members of a junior soccer group have been trapped for 18 days in Thailand’s Tham Luang Nang Non cave, after heavy rainfall flooded the cave system and blocked their approach out.
Because the group – who ranged in age from 11-16 years previous – and their coach remained trapped for weeks, the scenario attracted world curiosity and a world rescue group was assembled to find them. Howard’s movie will chronicle the occasions of the rescue, specializing in the efforts of the divers to avoid wasting the trapped group members.
Mortensen and Farrell lead the solid as Rick Stanton and John Volanthen, the British cave divers who volunteered their experience to assist discover the group alongside anesthetist Harry Harris (Edgerton) and Chris Jewell (Tom Bateman). Sahajak ‘Poo’ Boonthanakit portrays Governor Narongsak, who headed the rescue operation, with Teeradon ‘James’ Supapunpinyo enjoying Ekkaphon Chanthawong, the group’s assistant coach.
13 Lives shall be in choose UK cinemas from 29 July, adopted by a worldwide launch on Prime Video on 5 August.