Thirteen Lives sees Ron Howard tackle the Tham Luang cave rescue

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By Steve Dinneen Some moments in history are described as being “like something from a movie”, and the 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue certainly fits that description. Thirteen Lives is the third film based on the rescue, and has Oscar-winning director Ron Howard behind the camera. Four years ago, a boys’ football team explored a cave after practice. The normally safe tourist cave is suddenly flooded by rain, trapping the boys and their coach inside. With parents and authorities desperate to save them, expert British divers Richard Stanton (Viggo Mortensen) and John Volanthen (Colin Farrell) are b…

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