When brutal tidal waves suddenly destroy many coastal communities in a short period of time, John Wahl, a nobel prize winner, is brought out of his lazy retirement and back into service as ... See full summary »
18 years on from the devastating impact of 2004's tsunami, the world still fights to come to terms with this devastating environmental disaster. Little does humanity know that it is about ... See full summary »
The film is quite an acceptable German effort at emulating the Hollywood-dominated disaster film genre. While it's true that the characters' division into good and evil is rather obvious, this goes for most movies of that kind. And yes, we all know better about tsunamis since the South Asian one in December and we know it travels much faster and cannot be stopped. But hey, what about New York City being covered in ice within a few hours? Everyone loved that without thinking about whether this could really happen... So let's enjoy 90 minutes of suspense with acceptable, not-below-average acting, or just switch off the TV if we don't like it.
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