Before and After
Before and After (1996)

Director Barbet Schroeder and screenwriter Ted Tally adapted the novel by Rosellen Brown into this intriguing drama that, while heavily criticized for a third-act revelation that is something of a cop-out, nevertheless features -- typically… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 6, 2004
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32%
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Critic Score: 32% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

Despite Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson and the usually estimable Edward Furlong, this nonevent huffs and puffs to attain even the level of an ordinary motion picture.

Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

fares poorly when constrained to the screen

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Uneven script, but strong performances by a powerhouse cast.

Frank Ochieng
TheWorldJournal.com

A strained but nevertheless involving little personal drama about a delinquent's alleged murderous deed. Schroeder's suspense piece is arbitrary but satisfying thanks to the reliable leads.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Deb S
Jacob Ryan (Edward Furlong has become adept to playing the disturbed teen-American History X and Terminator 2) plays a moody 16-year-old who is accused of… More
nefnie lee
What would you do if your kid was accused of murder? Liam Neeson and Meryl Streep create very believable characters at odds with how to handle this very… More
Leo L
Intriguing!