It’s Not TV

Nalluri
Photo credit: HBO

I think that the message of hope at the heart of this piece is really the incredible depth of the human spirit to survive an overwhelming tragedy.”

So says British desi director Bharat Nalluri of his latest project, HBO mini-series Tsunami: The Aftermath.

It’s been two years since the coastal regions of South and Southeast Asia were destroyed by the devastating giant tidal waves.

In Tsunami, Nalluri, who has previously been a television director with BBC One, offers us a hard-hitting look at what things might have been like in the aftermath.

The two-part series stars Academy Award nominees Toni Collette, Tim Roth, and Sophie Okenodo (you’ve seen her in Hotel Rwanda).

If you missed last night’s episode, check out HBO listings for reruns. Part two airs next Sunday, December 17, at 8PM EST.

December 11, 2006
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