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Metascore®Universal acclaimbased on a weighted average of allcritic review scores.
This is truly a great film -- easily one of 1997's best.
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Leaves you shaken and ecstatic at the same time, transported by the vision of a major film artist.
This is one of the best films of the year, an unflinching lament for the human condition.
Masterpiece is the right word for The Sweet Hereafter. It is extraordinary: a poem of familial pain, a song of broken embraces. [25 December 1997, Tempo, p.1]
A little movie almost perfectly realized.
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