Category Archives: Thailand

Everyone Wanted to Make a Movie About the Thai Cave Rescue. Did Any of Them Get It Right?

On June 23, 2018, twelve members of the Wild Boars, a youth soccer team based in the jungled mountains of northern Thailand, and their young assistant coach parked their bikes in the mouth of Tham Luang Cave after practice. The cave network was dry when they entered, but as they traveled more than a mile […]

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How Viggo Mortensen Transformed into the Cave Diver Who Rescued a Thai Soccer Team

In June 2018, the rescue of twelve boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Northern Thailand captivated the world. Over the course of 18 days, thousands of volunteers, including more than 100 divers, extricated the soccer team amid monsoon rains. Not surprisingly, Hollywood was enthralled too: Tinseltown’s best screenwriter couldn’t have dreamt […]

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