The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

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The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

112 min - Drama - 14 May 1997

A small mountain community in Canada is devastated when a school bus accident leaves more than a dozen of its children dead. A big-city lawyer arrives to help the survivors' and victims' families prepare a class-action suit, but his efforts only seem to push the townspeople further apart. At the same time, one teenage survivor of the accident has to reckon with the loss of innocence brought about by a different kind of damage.

Director:  Atom Egoyan
Director of Photography:  Paul Sarossy
Original Music Composer:  Mychael Danna
Author:  Russell Banks
Writers:  Atom Egoyan.

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Storyline

A small mountain community in Canada is devastated when a school bus accident leaves more than a dozen of its children dead. A big-city lawyer arrives to help the survivors' and victims' families prepare a class-action suit, but his efforts only seem to push the townspeople further apart. At the same time, one teenage survivor of the accident has to reckon with the loss of innocence brought about by a different kind of damage.


Collections: Atom Egoyan

Tagline: There is no such thing as the simple truth.

Genres: Drama

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Country:   Canada
Language:  Spanish, English
Release Date:  14 May 1997

Box Office

Budget:  $5,000,000
Revenue:  $3,263,585

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Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 52 min

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