Wednesday, November 30, 2022

"THE VOLCANO: Rescue From Whakaari"

"THE VOLCANO: Rescue From Whakaari", is a new doc feature from director Rory Kennedy, tracking the minute-by-minute unfolding of a volcanic eruption off the coast of New Zealand December 2019, that killed 22 people, streaming December 16, 2022 on Netflix:

uring a routine sightseeing day-trip to a remote volcanic island, 47 tourists and guides were trapped in the epicenter of a boiling 'pyroclastic' surge of toxic dust and ash. 

"Both terrifying and inspiring, the film uses first-hand accounts to convey the experience of living through such a lethal eruption. Offering more than a startling and brutal portrait of mother nature’s profound indifference, guided by survivors, men and women were tested in ways they never imagined..."

"THE VOLCANO" paints a raw portrait of humanity at its best, while facing nature at its worst..." 

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