The Impossible is the story of a family captive impressive, along with thousands of other foreigners, during one of the greatest natural disasters in history. Terror is however diminished by compassion, courage and kindness of the people, in the darkest hours of their lives.
Maria (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three children begin their winter vacation in Thailand, expecting a few days of relaxation in a tropical paradise. On the morning of December 26, while the family was in the pool, the noise deafening. Immediately afterwards, a giant wave heading for everyone there.