The Rescue

THE RESCUE chronicles the against-all-odds story that transfixed the world in 2018: the daring rescue of twelve boys and their coach from deep inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand. THE RESCUE shines a light on the high-risk world of cave diving, the astounding courage and compassion of the rescuers, and the shared humanity of the international community that united to save the boys.

“Extraordinary. A stunning documentary of bone-deep moral resonance and cinematic mastery that deserves to be experienced on the big screen…”


“Hollywood superhero and disaster movies pale in comparison to the thrills offered by the new documentary directed by the husband-and-wife team of Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin [Meru, Free Solo]… Keeps you on the edge of your seat for every minute, even if you already know the outcome.”

The Hollywood Reporter

“Critics pick. Riveting. Immersive. Vasarhelyi and Chin deliver another heart-in-your-throat documentary… further cementing their reputation as rock stars of the extreme non-fiction cinema scene with their most absorbing and ingeniously crafted stress-fest to date. Another super entertaining multiplex documentary that has crossover potential written all over it.”