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After Words (2015)

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Academy Award (R) Winner Marcia Gay Harden (Fifty Shades of Grey) stars as a librarian who attempts to escape her mid-life crisis by traveling to Costa Rica. There she meets a younger man (Oscar Jaenada - Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides) who takes her on an unexpected journey filled with adventure and romance.

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Cast

Sonni Paisley
as Bikini Shop Employee
Ron Canada
as Nelson
Teresa Cuevas
as Library Patron in Costa Rica
Alvaro Chavez
as Zip Line Instructor
Diego Serrano
as Zip Line Instructor
Huguette Urhausen
as Library Patron in Los Angeles
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Critic Reviews for After Words

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (5)

Harden's role in this groan-worthy dramedy is so dreary and ill-conceived that even her formidable talents can't bring it to life.

August 20, 2015 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
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A romance novel of a movie featuring the world's most stereotypical librarian.

August 20, 2015 | Full Review…
New York Times
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Pat and silly, the movie offers a wheezy moral that a buttoned-up American just needs a sensitive Latino and some ethnic cuisine to end the blues.

August 20, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Arizona Republic
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Feldman trusts his actors to charm us, which they do - up to a point. But there's only so much that can be wrung out of this spinster-meets-exotic stud, "Summertime"-lite affair.

August 19, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
New York Daily News
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Costa Rica is a beautiful place to film, and a woman's journey into wholeness can make for a fine story. But Feldman, having established all his stereotypes, refuses to push them beyond the motions you know they have to go through ...

August 18, 2015 | Full Review…
Village Voice
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"After Words" is a showcase for the unique talents of Marcia Gay Harden.

August 24, 2015 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…
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