The Sweet Hereafter

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.

Directed by: Atom Egoyan Joanne T. Harwood
Genres: Drama,
Production Company: Alliance Communications, Fine Line Features, Ego Film Arts,

The Sweet Hereafter - There is no such thing as the simple truth. - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 25-09-1997
  • Runtime: 112 Minutes
  • Popularity: 11.08
  • Vote Count: 246
  • IMDB Rating: 7.0
  • Budget: USD 5,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 7,951,247
  • Region: Canada ( CA ),
  • Homepage: N/A






Photo Name Character
Ian Holm - Azwaad Movie Database Ian Holm Mitchell Stephens
Sarah Polley - Azwaad Movie Database Sarah Polley Nicole Burnell
Tom McCamus - Azwaad Movie Database Tom McCamus Sam Burnell
Gabrielle Rose - Azwaad Movie Database Gabrielle Rose Dolores Driscoll
Alberta Watson - Azwaad Movie Database Alberta Watson Risa Walker
Caerthan Banks - Azwaad Movie Database Caerthan Banks Zoe Stephens
Maury Chaykin - Azwaad Movie Database Maury Chaykin Wendell
Stephanie Morgenstern - Azwaad Movie Database Stephanie Morgenstern Allison
Kirsten Kieferle - Azwaad Movie Database Kirsten Kieferle Stewardess
Arsinée Khanjian - Azwaad Movie Database Arsinée Khanjian Wanda
Photo Name Department
Mychael Danna-Sound Mychael Danna Sound (Original Music Composer)
András Hámori-Production András Hámori Production (Executive Producer)
Robert Lantos-Production Robert Lantos Production (Executive Producer)
Susan Shipton-Editing Susan Shipton Editing (Editor)
Paul Sarossy-Camera Paul Sarossy Camera (Director of Photography)
Atom Egoyan-Writing Atom Egoyan Writing (Screenplay)
Atom Egoyan-Directing Atom Egoyan Directing (Director)
Atom Egoyan-Production Atom Egoyan Production (Producer)
Camelia Frieberg-Production Camelia Frieberg Production (Producer)
Russell Banks-Writing Russell Banks Writing (Novel)

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