On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, igniting a massive fireball that kills several crew members. The movie honors the brave men and women whose heroism would save many on board, and change everyone's lives forever.
The heaviness of its first half permeates the arrival of the medullar part, but it manages to strengthen its criticism to the executives who caused the environmental disaster that it approaches. [Full review in Spanish]
You can't help marveling at the tightrope the filmmakers walk: honoring their courage and sacrifice while making an action flick entertaining enough to justify the more than $100 million it took to make it come alive on-screen.