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'The Impossible': When is it OK to not move the story forward?
Juan Antonio Bayona and Sergio G. Sanchez had worked together on “The Orphanage,” a twisted coming-of-age tale that put both of them on the international filmmaking stage. Their second collaboration, “The Impossible,” which opens next week, proved to be an even greater challenge: take audiences through one family’s harrowing experience in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami while maintaining a huge level of respect for those people who didn’t survive.
By Nicole Sperling
December 11, 2012