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What does Hollywood get right and wrong in tsunami movies?

Are tsunamis in Hollywood films realistic or pure fiction?

Have you ever wondered what a real tsunami is like? And what about the ones we see in Hollywood films? Are they realistic or pure fiction?

Here’s a chance to find out, as IFRC Head of Emergency Operations Jamie LeSueur reacts to powerful scenes from the film ‘The Impossible’, which tells the story of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

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