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  • Dirs. E. Chai Vaserhelyi and Jimmy Chin
  • USA/UK
  • 2021
  • 107 min.
  • PG
  • DCP

In English and Thai with English subtitles

  • Assistive Listening
  • Closed Captioning
  • Subtitled
  • Hearing Loop

From Academy Award-winning directors and producers E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, THE RESCUE chronicles one of the most perilous and extraordinary rescues in modern times, that transfixed the world in 2018: the daring rescue of twelve boys and their coach from deep inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand. THE RESCUE shines a light on the high-risk world of cave diving, the astounding courage, determination and compassion of the rescuers, and the shared humanity of the international community that united to save the boys.

“…No risk that Chin and Vasarhelyi have depicted thus far has been more significant or more unreservedly worth taking than the one they chart in THE RESCUE, a stunning documentary of bone-deep moral resonance and cinematic mastery that deserves to be experienced on the big screen.” —Tomris Laffly, Variety

"This should be a no-brainer for anyone who watched the saga unfold on television, but even those who weren’t glued to the screen in 2018 should seek it out. THE RESCUE is easily one of the best documentaries of the year.” —Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press (AP)

“THE RESCUE will take your breath away. It’s an incredible chronicle of a true impossible mission, of how the world can come together to save life.” —Karen Goron, Original Cin

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