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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Matt Damon
Cécile De France
Bryce Dallas Howard
Frankie McLaren
George McLaren
Jay Mohr
Directors
Clint Eastwood
Screenwriters
Peter Morgan
Running Time
129 minutes

Hereafter
The not-so-sweet kind


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Hereafter

Plot
After a near-death experience during a tsunami, hard-nosed French TV journalist Marie LeLay (De France) reassesses her life. After his twin brother is run over and killed by a car, a deprived London boy (George and Frankie McLaren) is desperate to maintain their close connection. And, in San Francisco, lonely George (Damon) is trying to find a way to live with his ‘gift’: a genuine ability to talk with the departed.


Verdict
Slow, ponderous and as shallow as it thinks it is deep, lifted only by an impressive opening and fine work from Damon and Howard.


Reviewed by William Thomas

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