Check it Out: The Sweet Hereafter

Written and directed by Atom Egoyan, The Sweet Hereafter is the film adaptation of Russell Banks’ novel. After a tragic school bus accident, a grieving small town is persuaded by a high-profile lawyer, Mitchell Stephens (Ian Holm), to initiate a lawsuit against the bus company. However, as Stephens begins his investigation he uncovers lies and old wounds that could prevent any healing or recovery for the town.

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