Director promises dank thrills in Thai cave boys rescue saga

Pongnarin Sriganha, Matthew Grose, John Westernoff, Ross Cain, and Ceri Fisher in 'The Cave.' (De Warrenne Pictures Co. Ltd.)
TASSANEE VEJPONGSA and JERRY HARMER Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — Their story gripped the world: determined divers racing against time and water to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for more than two weeks in a flooded cave deep inside a northern Thai mountain. The ordeal in late June and early July 2018 had barely ended when filmmakers began their own race to get the nail-biting drama onto cinema screens. The first of those projects will premiere this weekend, when director Tom Waller's "The Cave" shows at the Busan Film Festival in South Korea. The film was shot over three months earlier this year and has been in post-production since then. The 45-year-old Thai-born, British-raised filmmaker said the epic tale of the Wild Boars football team was a story he simply had
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