ComingSoon Editor-in-Chief Tyler Treese spoke to 13 Lives stars Weir Sukollawat Kanarot and Pattrakorn “Ploy” Tungsupakul about their roles. Kanarot portrays the heroic Saman Kunan, who tragically handed away in the course of the rescue, whereas Tungsupakul performs the mom of one of many lacking boys. The Ron Howard-directed movie is streaming on Prime Video on August 5.
“13 Lives recounts the unimaginable true story of the large international effort to rescue a Thai soccer staff who turn into trapped within the Tham Luang cave throughout an surprising rainstorm,” says the synopsis. “Confronted with insurmountable odds, a staff of the world’s most expert and skilled divers – uniquely capable of navigate the maze of flooded, slender cave tunnels – be part of with Thai forces and greater than 10,000 volunteers to try a harrowing rescue of the twelve boys and their coach. With impossibly excessive stakes and all the world watching, the group embarks on their most difficult dive but, showcasing the limitlessness of the human spirit within the course of.”
Tyler Treese: Weir, you painting a very heroic Thai Navy SEAL who does every little thing he can to save lots of these boys. It’s such a tragedy that occurred, so what preparation went into this position?
Weir Sukollawat Kanarot: I’m fortunate I’ve a diving certificates. [For] Saman, I simply mentioned immediately with Ron concerning the character and the script. Saman, he was prepared when extra divers have been wanted and prepared to rescue the boys.
Ploy, there’s simply a lot emotion in being a mom on this state of affairs. What did you faucet into for these moments to indicate each the worry of the state of affairs and likewise the energy to remain hopeful?
I can relate that each one of us has a worry of dropping somebody we love and in that type of state of affairs, the one factor that we could be is to remain hopeful till we all know the true results of the operation. With out a true understanding of the ending, we should keep hopeful. That’s how I can relate my emotions with the dad and mom of the child, that that should be the energy of the dad and mom all through the entire operation.
Weir, you could have so many nice scenes contained in the water. How troublesome was it performing in these situations?
Yeah, actually, actually troublesome, however actually stunning. As a result of within the cave [there are] slender passageways the place it’s actually darkish and fairly scary, however we’ve got our skilled security staff additionally assist us in the course of the shoot. The capturing went nicely. I needed to maintain my breath for about two minutes for the demise scene.