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The sweet hereafter = Des lendemains qui chantent

Author: Atom Egoyan; Camelia Frieberg; Robert Lantos; Russell Banks
Publisher: [Montréal] : New Line Home Video, 1998.
Series: New Line platinum series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen version
Summary:
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: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Legal drama
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Atom Egoyan; Camelia Frieberg; Robert Lantos; Russell Banks
ISBN: 0780622251 9780780622258
OCLC Number: 768248908
Language Note: English, French soundtracks (Dolby 5.1), and English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Co-published by: Alliance Atlantis.
Special features: Audio commentary by writer/director Atom Egoyan and novelist Russell Banks ; 'Before and after The sweet hereafter' video discussion of the book and film with Russell Banks and Atom Egoyan ; Q & A interviews with members of the cast ; '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.
Based on a novel by Russell Banks.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Credits: Music: Mychael Danna.
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: "Winnter 1997 Cannes Film Festival Grand Prix"--Cover note.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Colour recording system: NTSC ; region 1 ; Dolby digital surround.
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 hereafter ; 21. End credits.
Series Title: New Line platinum series.
Other Titles: Des lendemains qui chantent
Responsibility: an Ego Film Arts production ; a film by Atom Egoyan ; executive producers, Robert Lantos and Andras Hamori ; produced by Camelia Frieberg and Atom Egoyan ; directed by Atom Egoyan.

Abstract:

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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