After the Storm (2001)





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Adapted from an Ernest Hemingway story by Hemingway's longtime friend and associate A. E. Hotchner, After the Storm spent years in development before filming of the movie version began in 2000, several years after Hotchner's death. Set in the Bahamas in 1936, the story concerns a young fisherman on the lam from gangsters, who stumbles upon a fortune in jewels from a yacht sunk in a recent storm. This sudden windfall results in nothing but unhappiness and betrayal for the fisherman -- and for everyone else who embarks upon the treasure hunt that consumes most of the action. When After the Storm failed to secure a theatrical release, it was licensed to the USA network for its first American TV showing. The R-rated video version was released on May 29, 2001.
R (nudity)
Action & Adventure , Drama , Mystery & Suspense , Television
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Armand Assante
as Jean Pierrre
Jennifer Beals
as Mrs. Gavotte
Mili Avital
as Coquina
Stephen Lang
as Sgt. Major Jim
Nestor Serrano
as Jose Ortega
Steven Lang
as Sergeant Major Jim
Gustave Johnson
as Orthwell
Barbara Andres
as Grandma Driscoll
Bon Walton
as Willie
Bernard Graham
as Delivery Man
Javier Canul
as Juanito
Rosalie Staines
as Mama Nima
Nancy Sinclair
as Woman at Bar
Dirk Mueller
as Father
Arthur J. Nascarella
as Louis Gavotte
Nelle Stern
as Mother
Brent Crawford
as Second Youth
Sean Benton
as Third Youth
Jake Roberts
as Purser
Lynn Ann Leveridge
as Beature Richardson
Emory King
as Card Player
Jill Jacobson
as Governor's Wife
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Critic Reviews for After the Storm

All Critics (2)

As tedious as watching other people scuba dive.

Full Review… | May 23, 2001
Apollo Guide

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August 14, 2005

Audience Reviews for After the Storm

After the Storm (Guy Ferland, 2001) [originally posted 27Mar2001] ...a flood of deliquescence. (zero)

Robert Beveridge
Robert Beveridge

** (out of four) Not bad, but fairly typical adventure story based on the Ernest Hemingway short story. Benjamin Bratt and Armand Assante head out on the water to get away from it all. The stumble along a buried treasure.

Steve Smith
Steve Smith

Quite decent little thriller. Benjamin Bratt does a good job, nice location shooting, good 1930's setting. Fine cinematography, good production values, nice pacing.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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