|Formats:||15 DVD, LOVEFiLM Instant|
|Starring:||Romain Duris, John Malkovich, Evangeline Lilly, Pascale Bussièresl, Sara Waisglass, Reece Thompson, Bruno Verdoni|
|Collections:||HD Drama, HD Dramatic Movies, Last Chance|
|1hr 43 mins||15|
LOVEFiLM Instant Information
|Run time:||1 hour 43 minutes|
|Rental release:||To be confirmed|
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Get on with it...........By Wooster (312 reviews) from Tonbridge , 26 Jul 2010
[Highly rated reviewer]Afterwards was a interesting story well told, but suffered from very slow direction.
John Malkovich was excellent as the creepy prophet of doom but some of the lines were mumbled both by him and other cast members which made it slightly annoying at times trying to workout what they said or its relevance to the story.
All in all it was a decent supernatural type film with enough twists and turns to keep me interested but it would've benefited from some editing to tighten up things and get more motion into the plot.
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Excellent and intenseBy a customer from Swansea , 19 Nov 2011Was'nt really advertised in the cinema and a great movie to watch at home.
John Malkovich was excellent and really was giving you clues throughout the movie of what was going on. It was a great watch throughout.
Disjointed and unevenBy Dungbeetle (503 reviews) from London , 24 Aug 2011An interesting story but confusing with unexplained flashbacks. The cast were well drawn and the atmosphere was suitably eerie but the editing was haphazard. This made it hard to follow at times.
Any slower and it would stop!By a customer , 13 Jun 2011I did not enjoy this film at all. Very very slow and to be honest I found it really boring.
Exceptional acting with a fine storyBy Tonz (23 reviews) from Inverness , 28 Apr 2011Malkovic gives another excellent performance. But it's the chap who plays the lawyer who is acting his socks off. The story is built up extremely well and leaves you wondering where the plot will lead.
Afterwards leaving you bittersweet?By JoKaJo7 (2 reviews) from Glasgow , 23 Mar 2011
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideAn inquisitive story leading New York attorney Nathan Del Amico (Romain Duris) on an unfolding endeavour to get to the bottom of a humbly mysterious Doctor Kay's claim that he has the prescience to know when an individuals biological clock is about to stop ticking. Nathan's growing concern and unsettling discoveries convince him to reconnect with his separated family and awaken him to new realizations.
Afterwards has a somewhat leaden start, unnecessary screed, and left you doubtful as to whether Romain Duris was correctly cast for the part - Was there some significance to him being a Frenchman in New York? Or was his brogue just out of place?
Your emotional investment in the main characters, Nathan, and his ex-wife Claire, comes gradually, as their past unravels in small, ethereal quantities. The volatile pace tends to drown 'thriller' with affable romance and a feeble script, but is revived with scenes of sentimentality, and is surprisingly visually poetic towards the end.
Lost star, Evangeline Lilly, delivers a refreshing performance, adding a heart-warming atmosphere to a rather chilly plot and appeases Nathan's introductory hard exterior. John Malkovich, once again, adds his touch of authenticity to his supporting role, and delivers an undoubtedly believable performance.
Supplied with a complementary soundtrack, being beautifully eerie at points and managing to hold your attention when the plot progression leaves you restless .
This metaphysical thriller brings no real novelty, but offers an enlightening philosophy on the transition of dying, striking a personal chord with some, and a flatline with others.