The Sweet Hereafter Image
Metascore
90

Universal acclaim - based on 23 Critics

User Score
8.3

Universal acclaim- based on 44 Ratings

Summary: On a winter's day, in the small rural community of Sam Dent, British Columbia, a school bus inexplicably crashes into a frozen lake, taking the lives of fourteen children and injuring many others. Shortly thereafter, Mitchell Stephens (Holm), a big city lawyer, comes to the community with promises to compensate its citizens for their loss. (Fine Line Films)
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Runtime: 112 min
Rating: Rated R for sexuality and some language.
Production: Movie Network, The (TMN)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Language: English
Home Release Date: May 26, 1998
Director Credit
Atom Egoyan Director
Writer Credit
Atom Egoyan Screenplay
Russell Banks Novel
Principal Cast Credit
Ian Holm Mitchell Stevens
Sarah Polley Nicole Burnell
Cast Credit
Alberta Watson Risa
Arsinée Khanjian Wanda
Bruce Greenwood Billy
Caerthan Banks Zoe Stevens
David Hemblen Abbott
Earl Pastko Hartley
Gabrielle Rose Dolores Discolt
Kirsten Kieferle Stewardess
Maury Chaykin Wendell
Sarah Rosen Fruitman Jessica
Simon Baker Bear
Stephanie Morgenstern Allison
Tom McCamus Sam Burnell
Producer Credit
Andras Hamori Executive Producer
Atom Egoyan Producer
Camelia Frieberg Producer
David J. Webb Associate Producer
Robert Lantos Executive Producer
Sandra Cunningham Line Producer
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