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THE SWEET HEREAFTER

In Competition
Directed by :
Atom EGOYAN 
Country:
CANADA
Duration:
110.00 minutes
  • Grand Prix, 1997
  • International Critic's Prize by the F.I.P.R.E.S.C.I., 1997

Synopsis

Tragedy unites the resendents of a small town.
Soon after, a big-city lawyer, driven by his own demons, stirs up the anger of the townspeople.
In the ensuing atmosphere of suspicion and doubt, a teenager manages to regain her dignity and re-unite the community.
Because of her courage, the townspeople come to live in the realm of the "sweet hereafter", a place for those who are in peace whith their fate.
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