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The sweet hereafter

Author: Atom EgoyanCamelia FriebergIan HolmMaury ChaykinPeter DonaldsonAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : New Line Home Video, ©1998.
Series: New Line platinum series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled personal life. Gradually,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Russell Banks; Russell Banks
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Atom Egoyan; Camelia Frieberg; Ian Holm; Maury Chaykin; Peter Donaldson; Bruce Greenwood; David Hemblen; Brooke Johnson; Arsinée Khanjian; Tom McCamus; Stéphanie Morgenstern; Earl Pastko; Sarah Polley; Gabrielle Rose; Alberta Watson; Paul Sarossy; Mychael Danna; Russell Banks; Fine Line Features,; Alliance Communications,; Ego Film Arts (Firm),; New Line Home Video (Firm),
ISBN: 0780622251 9780780622258
OCLC Number: 39511802
Language Note: In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on a novel by Russell Banks.
Bonus features: audio commentary by Atom Egoyan and Russell Banks; "Before and after The sweet hereafter" : a video discussion of the book and film with Russell Banks and Atom Egoyan; Q & A interviews with cast members; "The Charlie Rose show" interview with Atom Egoyan; "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" by Robert Browning and illustrated by Kate Greenaway; isolated score by composer Mychael Danna; U.S. and Canadian theatrical trailers; biographies and filmographies.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Credits: Editor, Susan Shipton ; music, Mychael Danna ; executive producers, Robert Lantos, Andras Hamori ; director of photography, Paul Sarossy ; production design, Phillip Barker.
Cast: Ian Holm, Maury Chaykin, Peter Donaldson, Bruce Greenwood, David Hemblen, Brooke Johnson, Arsinée Khanjian, Tom McCamus, Stephanie Morgenstern, Earl Pastko, Sarah Polley, Gabrielle Rose, Alberta Watson.
Awards: Cannes Film Festival Grand Prix, 1997; Academy Award nominee, 1997: Best director, Best adapted screenplay.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; widescreen version (2.35:1 aspect ratio); Dolby surround 5.1.
Contents: Chapters: 1. Head credits ; 2. Fathers and daughters ; 3. Car wash to schoolbus ; 4. The Walkers ; 5. Mitchell and Allison ; 6. The Ottos ; 7. Billy ; 8. Grief ; 9. Babysitting ; 10. The Pied Piper ; 11. That morning ; 12, The spider story ; 13. Memories ; 14. The mind is kind ; 15. Billy and Mitchell ; 16. Dolores' deposition ; 17. Billy's visit ; 18. Sam and Nicole ; 19. Testament ; 20. The sweet heareafter ; 21. End credits.
Series Title: New Line platinum series.
Other Titles: Sweet hereafter (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Fine Line Features ; Alliance Communications presents an Ego Film Arts production ; a film by Atom Egoyan ; screenplay by Atom Egoyan ; produced by Camelia Frieberg and Atom Egoyan ; directed by Atom Egoyan.

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Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled personal life. Gradually, we learn that Stephens has his own agenda, and that everyone has secrets to keep.

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