National Geographic produced this documentary about the rescue of 13 Thai cave dwellers.
New York-the title is the result. New documentary “Rescue” details the terrifying 18-day Odyssey in Thailand in which 12 football players and their coaches were saved from a flooded cave. The story is filled with suspense, stress, and suspense. It is true, funny and cruel, as well as simple. However, it completes an extremely difficult story that first appeared on the news media three years ago. It makes you feel like your there.
Jimmy Chin and E. Chai Vasarhelyi, Oscar-winning “free solo” filmmakers, took the audience to Yosemite Park’s El Capitan rock formation. Because of this, “The Rescue,” may be more comprehensive. This story has many parts and characters. Instead of trying to hide all of it, the filmmaker chose to concentrate on rescue work and allow those present to tell their story.
The interview with the parents and the boys was not conducted. They were only present as part of the broadcast video. This means that no interviewee tried to add suspense or personal stories about the boy and his family in a “realistic” way; this story does not seem to need it. It’s about saving 13 lives. This story doesn’t need any moving stories to make it more interesting or valuable.
Boys are familiar with the Tham Luang Nang Non Cave in northern Thailand. This is not a dangerous spot, considering that they still have a lot to do before the monsoon season. The rains came quickly and caught the coaches and the young people. For many days, nobody knew if they were still alive. The Thai Marines who arrived to rescue them weren’t equipped or trained for cave diving. It became increasingly desperate as the situation deteriorated day by day.
Two Englishmen who are courageous
Evidence has shown that cave diving is not a common skill for elite emergency teams around the globe. Middle-aged British volunteers are the only ones who can be considered experts. John Volanthen, Rick Stanton, and John Volanthen seem almost too good for their own good: they have irony, humility, and even injuries because they failed in team sports during their youth.
87 hours footage
Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, documentary filmmaker, lives in fear of not being capable of telling the whole story. Is there another side to the story? More pictures to discover? Do you really know how to explore a topic? These feelings consumed most of his brain when he finally was able to travel to Thailand in May.
Vasarhelyi, 42-years-old, and Jimmy Chin (47-years-old) are known for their Oscar winning rock climbing documentary “Free Solo” that documents their daring to face death. The couple have spent three decades reviewing all videos from their new movie, “The Rescue”.
Until May. Vasarhelyi, who was now vaccinated and prepared to go through a two week quarantine in Thailand for his vaccination, went to Phuket to meet Major Gen. Arpakorn Youkongkaew and his wife Sasivimon Itongkaew. He instinctively gave the SEALs his camera when the rescue operation started.
He said that he spent three years researching the story. “If I came after the movie, I would wriggle all over the floor,” referring to missing scenes. “It’s like an unfiction code: If it is available, then we have to do everything possible to get it. (New York Times).