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The sweet hereafter

Author: Atom EgoyanIan HolmMaury ChaykinPeter DonaldsonBruce GreenwoodAll authors
Publisher: [California] : New Line Home Video, ©1998, 1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Widescreen collector's edView 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: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Atom Egoyan; Ian Holm; Maury Chaykin; Peter Donaldson; Bruce Greenwood; David Hemblen; Brooke Johnson; Arsinee Khanjian; Tom McCamus; Stephanie Morgenstern; Earl Pastko; Sarah Polley; Gabrielle Rose; Alberta Watson; Russell Banks
ISBN: 0780623967 9780780623965
OCLC Number: 40412978
Notes: Hi-Fi stereo. ; Dolby surround.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Based on a novel by Russell Banks.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Formatted to fit TV.
Credits: Editor, Susan Shipton ; music, Mychael Danna ; executive producers, Robert Lantos, Andras Hamori ; director of photography, Paul Sarossy ; production design, Phillip Barker.
Performer(s): Ian Holm, Maury Chaykin, Peter Donaldson, Bruce Greenwood, David Hemblen, Brooke Johnson, Arsinee 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.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Alliance Communications presents in association with Fine Line Features an Ego Film Arts production ; 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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