Après lui
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Screen legend Catherine Deneuve stars as a grieving mother who forms an unusual relationship with the former best friend of her recently departed son in director Gaël Morel's melancholy drama. When Camille (Denuve)'s son was killed in a car accident, the devastating loss proved too much for emotionally fragile mother to bear. Now desperately clinging to any reminder of the son she held so close to her heart, Camille becomes increasingly fixated on Frank (Thomas Dumerchez) - the young man who was not only her child's best friend, but the one who was responsible for the tragic… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Script's veneer of invention doesn't always lift characters or situations above cringe-making cliche. But well-cast thesps imbue pic's social experiment with a fair quotient of believability, no matter how extreme the situations."
‑ Lisa Nesselson, Variety
"The amazing Catherine Deneuve proves why she should still be on any list of the great international actresses."
‑ Brian Tallerico, HollywoodChicago.com
"a great effort from a great actress who is at the peak of her powers in this, her sixth decade in movies."
‑ Don Willmott, Filmcritic.com
"An intricate, intimate drama, After Him is a risky venture, in which audiences have to either opt in or opt out."
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"If Deneuve wasn't in it, the film would be unwatchable."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Deneuve's grieving mother from the French provinces is one of her most expressive roles in years."
‑ Boyd van Hoeij, european-films.net
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