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Afterwards - Preview

Afterwards

Preview by Jack Foley

IT’S TIME to get your life in order in time for the DVD debut of gripping thriller Afterwards, available on DVD from July 5, 2010 courtesy of Optimum Home Entertainment.

Starring Academy Award-nominee John Malkovich (Being John Malkovich, Con Air), Evangeline Lilly (TV’s Lost, The Hurt Locker) and Romain Duris (The Beat That My Heart Skipped, Le Divorce), Afterwards is a gripping psychological thriller about a lost soul, the ruins of his life and a sinister stranger offering redemption, but at what cost?

Synopsis

Afterwards follows the story of Nathan (Duris), a successful New York attorney who leads a life of professional success and achievement.

Although he excels in his work, he is haunted by his past as the survivor of a childhood near-death experience and an adult witness to his own child’s death. As a result of these crises, Nathan now suffers from a bad case of familial estrangement from his wife (Lilly) and little girl.

This routine continues, until he meets Doctor Kay, (Malkovich) who introduces himself as a ‘messenger’.

Kay claims that he has the ability to know when people are about to die, with his purpose on earth to help individuals put their life in order before it’s too late.

Unimpressed by these claims, it is not until Nathan witnesses some disturbing scenes that the doctor’s story is confirmed.

There unravels a race against the clock as Nathan tries to put his life in order before it’s too late.

Certificate: 15
Running time: 108mins
UK Release Date: July 5, 2010