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Thirteen Lives: Survival drama based on Thai soccer team cave rescue operation gets a release date- Cinema express

Thirteen Lives: Ron Howard's survival drama gets a premiere date

Thirteen Lives recounts the true story of the tremendous global effort to rescue a Thai soccer team who were trapped in the Tham Luang cave during an unexpected rainstorm

Published: 29th June 2022

Thirteen Lives, the upcoming survival film, will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on August 5. 

The Amazon Original film, directed by Ron Howard, will also have a limited theatrical release in select territories on July 29. According to the makers, Thirteen Lives recounts the incredible true story of the tremendous global effort to rescue a Thai soccer team who were trapped in the Tham Luang cave during an unexpected rainstorm. A team of world-class divers navigate through miles of dangerous cave networks to discover that finding the boys is only the beginning.

Thai forces and more than 10,000 volunteers are on a mission to attempt a harrowing rescue of the twelve boys and their coach. With impossibly high stakes and the entire world watching, the group embarks on their most challenging dive yet, showcasing the limitlessness of the human spirit in the process.

While the film’s screenplay is written by William Nicholson, the story is conceived by Don Macpherson along with Nicholson. Thirteen Lives feature actors Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell, Joel Edgerton, Tom Bateman, Paul Gleeson, Pattrakorn Tungsupakul, Tui Thiraphat Sajakul, James Teeradon Supapunpinyo, Sahajak Boonthanakit and Weir Sukollawat Kanaros.

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