News cameras that documented the miraculous rescue of 33 Chilean miners buried 200 stories below ground for 69 days only scratched the surface of what really happened.
Five years after their rescue, "The 33" is a film that unearths the untold stories of faith, hope and love experienced by both the Chilean miners and their loved ones and rescuers above ground.
The new movie, which hits theaters Nov. 13, does not have the overt Christian themes present in recent faith-based box office hits like "Woodlawn" and "War Room." Still, the faith showcased in the big screen adaptation of the miners' true story is undeniable.
"This movie is about being trapped and alone and facing death, but it is equally about having faith, and in a way, coming back to life," said "The 33" director Patricia Riggen to The Christian Post during a press junket for the film. "It's about rebirth and the strength of the human spirit, and so much more."
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