The Cave director Tom Waller talks about the claustrophobic and realistic conditions during the dramatisation of the incredible rescue of the youth soccer team in Thailand. Photo: AFP/Lillian Suwanrumpha

Director of The Cave, first film about rescue of trapped Thai soccer team, talks about its focus on the rescue divers

  • Twelve boys and their coach were pulled from a flooded cave in Thailand in a daring rescue that made headlines and led to a Hollywood scramble to dramatise it
  • Director Tom Waller talks about the realism of his film, which premieres this weekend, and why he concentrated on the rescuers, some of whom play themselves
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The Cave director Tom Waller talks about the claustrophobic and realistic conditions during the dramatisation of the incredible rescue of the youth soccer team in Thailand. Photo: AFP/Lillian Suwanrumpha
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