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Tsunami: The Aftermath

Original airdate: December 10, 2006
Directed by: Bharat Nalluri
Written by: Abi Morgan
Produced by: Finola Dwyer
Running time: 186 minutes

Focusing on the aftermath of the catastrophic Boxing Day tsunami in 2004. A British couple (Chiwetel Ejiofor and Sophie Okonedo) who have lost their daughter, a hard-bitten newswire (Tim Roth) rediscovering his vocation, a Thai survivor (Samrit Machielsen) fighting for his land, an aid worker (Toni Collette) trying and failing to manage an impossible situation, a mother (Gina McKee) fighting to get her injured son back to the UK - an emotive, thought-provoking piece, using deeply personal stories to ask what lessons can be learned from this devastating natural disaster.

Cast & Characters

Hugh Bonneville (Tony Whittaker), Tim Roth (Nick Fraser), Gina McKee (Kim Peabody), Samrit Machielsen (Than), Toni Collette (Kathy Graham), Sophie Okonedo (Susie Carter), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Ian Carter), Grirggiat Punpiputt (Pravat Meeko), Kate Ashfield (Ellen), Aure Atika (Simone), Jack Barton (BBC Journalist), Schwis Bhokhahhanes (Morgue Attendant), Tanapol Chuksrida (Boat Captain), Leon Ford (Joe Meddler), Glacian Jarusomboon (Dr. Boomers Potuk), Morgan David Jones (John Peabody), Jacek Koman (Peer), Will Yun Lee (Chai), Velicitat Lionel (French Man), Edith Loney (Eve’s Mother), Savannah Loney (Eve), George MacKay (Adam Peabody), Jazmyn Maraso (Martha Carter), Tanapath Singamrat (Bahn Burut), Usuma Sukhsvash (Suk, Chai’s wife), Poh Sursakul (Than’s Grandmother), Owen Teale (James Peabody)

Awards & Nominations

☆   Golden Globe Award – Best Supporting Actress
☆   Golden Nymph, Monte Carlo – Best Performance by an Actress
☆   Online Film & Television Association – Best Supporting Actress
☆   Primetime Emmy Award – Best Supporting Actress