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The Sweet Hereafter Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ian Holm,Gabrielle Rose

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Ostensibly about views on the aftermath of a school bus crash, but really a lot of discussion of feelings and the purpose of life.
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Plot & Themes

Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Father    -   Daughter    -   Wife Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   (General) search for meaning/identity Druggie/drunk problems?    -   drugs Brain/Body not working?    -   physical disability

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   lawyer creature Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   sex under blankets

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