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Movies: ‘The Impossible’
Students pipe meringue onto baking sheets at The Silo Cooking School. Photo by Marsden Epworth

You may never, ever sit through a more harrowing 114 minutes than these.

Awkwardly titled, perhaps from translation problems of this mostly Spanish-made movie, “The Impossible” is the putative true story of a vacationing family in Thailand that gets caught in the 2004 tsunami.

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