Part 1 of 2. HBO Films in association with BBC presents this two-part miniseries event that focuses on the aftermath of the tsunami that devastated the coast of Thailand on December 26, 2004. This gripping tale of loss, survival and hope follows a group of fictional characters whose lives are irrevocably transformed by the cataclysmic destruction. Academy Award(R) nominees Tim Roth, Toni Collette and Sophie Okonedo lead a first-rate ensemble cast. Also with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Gina McKee, Hugh Bonneville and Samrit Machielsen. Directed by Bharat Nalluri; screenplay by Abi Morgan.