The Sweet Hereafter
Canada on Screen
Canada 1997, 112 min, Dir: Atom Egoyan
Screenings:
  • Wednesday July 19 at 7:00PM

Free admission

A small community is torn apart by a tragic accident which kills most of the town's children. A lawyer visits the victims' parents in order to profit from the tragedy by stirring up the their anger and launching a class action suit against anyone they can blame. The community is paralyzed by its anger and cannot let go. All but one young girl, left in a wheelchair after the accident, who finds the courage to lead the way toward healing.


This screening is part of the larger thematic series:
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