Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East ...
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Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East Coast and into the Thames Estuary. Overwhelming the Barrier, torrents of water pour into the city. The lives of millions of Londoners are at stake. Top marine engineers and barrier experts Rob, his ex-wife Sam and his father Leonard Morrison, have only a few hours to save the city from total devastation. A real probability in a real location. It is not a question of if, but when London floods. Written by
Jonathan Rutter / Matthew Sanders
The flood that is mentioned in the film as a similar flood to the massive coming flood was the North Sea flood of 1953. See more »
Surprisingly the panicking Londoners tried to leave London rather than take the simplest and most obvious way to escape from the floodwater - seek refuge on the top of buildings. Warnings to seek high ground (which could be said to imply rooftops and such) can be heard when the evacuation alert is first issued, but they seemed to have been ignored or forgotten by evacuation personnel later, and certainly by the crowds shown. See more »
This awful effort just goes to show what happens when you not only use computers to generate the effects, but also let them devise the plot and write the script. Someone somewhere has obviously come up with a new bit of software that asks a few questions then churns out four hours of loosely connected clichés, lousy dialogue and a collection of stock characters that you end up wishing had all drowned in the first five minutes.
Tom Courtney took the prize for worst performance. Saying that he was wooden would be an insult to trees. It's hard to fault Robert Carlyle in almost anything he does, but the odds were stacked against even him in this one, especially since he was for some unaccountable reason required to adopt a gor' blimey London accent.
A complete washout.
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