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The Here After (Efterskalv) (2017)

The Here After (Efterskalv) (2017)

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When John returns home to his father after serving time in prison, he is looking forward to starting his life afresh. However in the local community, his crime is neither forgotten nor forgiven. John's presence brings out the worst in everyone around him and a lynch-mob atmosphere slowly takes shape. Feeling abandoned by his former friends and the people he loves, John loses hope and the same aggressions that previously sent him to prison start building up again. Unable to leave the past behind, he decides to confront it.

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Critic Reviews for The Here After (Efterskalv)

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (1)

Sometimes intriguing, sometimes faintly ridiculous.

March 7, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Shooting in Scope, an aspect ratio more frequently associated with vast landscapes, [director Magnus] von Horn often confines the action to a fraction of the frame.

August 14, 2017 | Full Review…

Von Horn plots cause and consequence with patient precision: his tale of crime, culpability and rough justice leaves a more lingering impression for it.

January 2, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A film where Magnus von Horn built an overwhelming universe, observed by a distant camera that emphasizes the hardness of the behaviors and maintains neutral position about moral judgments and understanding. [Full review in Spanish]

October 10, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A film where the director reflects on reintegration, sin and motivation, and returning to the same environments after a stage in the Juvenile Center. [Full review in Spanish]

October 7, 2016 | Full Review…

A precise intelligent film, that explores the inversion of roles between victim and executioner, and has a claustrophobic and tense atmosphere. [Full review in Spanish]

October 5, 2016 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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