AFTERMATH (2017) Movie Review

AFTERMATH (2017) Movie Review

JOHN ROBERT
CHRIST IN CULTURE
MOVIE REVIEW

Two otherwise great guys are changed in the aftermath of a devastating unintended accident. Guilt and revenge are the themes here. An air controller’s misstep results in the death of a construction foreman's (Arnold Schwarzenegger) wife and daughter. Now both must come to terms with life on the other side of an immense life changing event.

A powerful story that resonates with us all. You have been there. It has happened to you. How do we do life after life changing events? How do we make peace with it all?

There is no easy answer to this dilemma. Many have found help in friends, family, community, faith and perseverance. How do you survive? One interesting way is found in helping others in similar situations. In helping others we indeed help ourselves.

Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
--Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Release date: April 7, 2017 (limited, On Demand)
Studio: Lionsgate Premiere
Director: Elliott Lester
MPAA Rating: R (for a scene of violence)
Screenwriter: Javier Gullón
Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Scoot McNairy, Maggie Grace, Martin Donovan
Genre: Thriller

Synopsys: Two strangers' lives become inextricably bound together after a devastating plane crash. Inspired by actual events, "Aftermath" tells a story of guilt and revenge after an air traffic controller's (Scoot McNairy) error causes the death of a construction foreman's (Arnold Schwarzenegger) wife and daughter.

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