The Rescue is a 2021 documentary film directed and produced by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin. It follows the Tham Luang cave rescue, a 2018 mission that saved a junior association football team from an underwater cave.
In March 2019, it was announced Kevin Macdonald would direct a documentary film revolving around the Tham Luang cave rescue, with National Geographic Documentary Films set to produce. In February 2021, it was announced Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin would replace Macdonald as director, though he would remain as executive producer on the project.
Michael O'Sullivan of The Washington Post gave the film 4/4 stars, writing: \"As with Chin and Vasarhelyi's previous films, ignore any instinct you may have to pass up this movie because it sounds too hyper-specific: an activity you're not really that interested in, and a story whose ending you've already heard.\" Simran Hans of The Observer gave the film 4/5 stars, describing it as a \"hugely involving documentary\", and wrote: \"Vasarhelyi and Chin recreate the sense of the clock running down as oxygen levels in the cave decrease, while the monsoon outside rages.\" Kevin Maher of The Times also gave the film 4/5 stars, writing: \"the film-makers somehow manage to wring nerve-jangling tension from a foregone conclusion\". John Lui of The Straits Times also gave the film 4/5 stars, writing: \"By calmly describing everything that could go wrong while hauling 13 non-divers across 4 km of twisty, submerged passages, the experts evoke a sense of dread that would make a horror film-maker proud.\" Leslie Felperin of The Guardian gave the film 3/5 stars, writing: \"Not only is the story compelling, but thanks to how much the event captured the interest of the world's media, there is a lot of archive footage to splice in among the generous wodges of talking-heads narration from the main participants.\" However, she criticized the music used towards the end of the film as \"cheesy\" and questioned why the rescued children were not interviewed.
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Vasarhelyi and her husband and co-filmmaker Jimmy Chin are the directors of the Oscar-winning documentary Free Solo. Their new film, The Rescue, tells the story of the daring underwater rescue operation in Thailand.
Stanton: That was amazing. The relief was enormous. ... But of course, you have to remember that ... one day of success didn't mean to say the next day or the day after was going to be an equal success. The probability of something going wrong was enormous, and so there was absolutely no room for complacency in this rescue. ...
We were uniquely placed to understand the situation and to put forward the rescue. So that was a huge responsibility. And from that moment when I came out of the cave having found them, I completely changed. All my efforts were directed towards the rescue and saving those boys.
Parents need to know that The Rescue is an inspiring, emotionally intense documentary about the 2018 rescue of a boys' soccer team in Thailand. While the film offers powerful messages about teamwork, perseverance, courage, and ingenuity, it's a gut-wrenching journey that may be too much for some kids and adults. The footage is absolutely jaw-dropping, with cameras capturing what seems like every moment of the team's journey. As a result, their anxiety and worry become the viewers', and you may need to constantly remind yourself of the positive outcome. But there's much to be gained from observing this true story as it unwinds, including that \"impossible\" can mean \"a really hard problem to be solved.\" Members of the rescue team talk about how they came to enjoy cave diving as an escape from a world where they felt like they didn't fit in; they note that the characteristics that made them targets for bullies as children are the same ones that ultimately made them heroes. Pretty much everyone in the documentary is a role model, including the boys and the coach who were stranded: Their gratitude, self-control, and optimism in the worst of circumstances is extraordinary. Expect a few instances of language (\"s--t\") and a celebratory round of whiskey.
In 2018, the world was transfixed by the plight of the Wild Boars, a boys' soccer team trapped for weeks inside a flooded cave in Thailand. Using a mix of behind-the-scenes footage and revealing interviews, THE RESCUE recounts how an unlikely group of rescuers used an outrageously risky strategy to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds and get the children and their coach to safety.
Filmmakers Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin (who also made Free Solo) expertly lay out that this modern-day miracle involved more than prayers; it involved layers. Saving the Wild Boars was accomplished through a complex combination of science, skill, medicine, ingenuity, determination, and courage in people who had no idea that this heroic moment was the event they were preparing for their whole lives. Watching The Rescue is much more than a way to pass the time: It's an unforgettable experience that's likely to offer viewers new perspectives and self-appreciation. It tells us that we are more powerful than we know, that the \"silly\" hobby that friends or family members might hound you to give up could have an important purpose, and that our \"quirky\" qualities have value. In capturing this most improbable rescue of 12 children and their coach, the film is both life-affirming and self-affirming.
The documentary feels like a miracle in itself. The filmmakers were able to acquire, compile, and assemble astounding footage that doesn't just re-create and recount the events leading up to and including the rescue, but also allows viewers to be part of the journey every step of the way, to see what the rescuers discovered as they discovered it. Without emotional manipulation, Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi allow the story to tell itself, the events unfolding before viewers' eyes. We are swimming in the darkness, we are pushing ourselves through the confined and craggy spaces, we are facing the impossible. It's terrifying. And all-encompassing. Knowing that the lives of a dozen children -- who even in their worst moment are sweet, upbeat, and trusting -- are on the line is almost too much to bear, even knowing that the mission will ultimately be successful. But witnessing the cross-cultural cooperation that went into pulling that mission off is uplifting, and the extraction is shown to be a team effort on a global scale. Everything about these events makes for a great story: The stakes couldn't be higher, the conditions couldn't be worse, and the heroes couldn't be more unexpected. Through Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi's marvelous storytelling ability, The Rescue performs one final miracle: revealing to viewers that we all have the potential to be heroes, that self-doubt is part of the process, and that, together, we can overcome anything.
What childhood events and personality traits helped lead the rescuers to cave diving Think about your skills and personality traits, and imagine how they could be helpful in an emergency or heroic endeavor.
How does the film show the human effort that allowed this rescue to occur, as well as the role that spirituality played in accomplishing this amazing feat How did the filmmakers show that it's important to respect others' culture and not charge in with our own belief structure
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