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The sweet hereafter

Author: Atom EgoyanCamelia FriebergIan HolmMaury ChaykinPeter DonaldsonAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Alliance Atlantis, 2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView 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: Fiction films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
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; Susan Shipton; Mychael Danna; Paul Sarossy; Russell Banks; Alliance Atlantis (Firm); Ego Film Arts (Firm)
OCLC Number: 489760940
Language Note: English or French dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Based on the novel by Russell Banks.
Credits: Editor, Susan Shipton; music, Mychael Danna; director of photography, Paul Sarossy.
Cast: Ian Holm, Maury Chaykin, Peter Donaldson, Bruce Greenwood, David Hemblen, Brooke Johnson.
Target Audience: Canadian Home Video rating: 14A.
Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; widescreen; region 1; Dolby digital.
Other Titles: Beaux lendemains
Responsibility: Alliance Atlantis presents ; an Ego Film Arts production ; screenplay by Atom Egoyan ; producers, 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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