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The Sweet Hereafter Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 5.0
    90

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    This is truly a great film -- easily one of 1997's best.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Leaves you shaken and ecstatic at the same time, transported by the vision of a major film artist.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    This is one of the best films of the year, an unflinching lament for the human condition.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    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]

  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    A little movie almost perfectly realized.

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