Aftermath
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Aftermath

English
ThrillerDrama
14 Apr, 2017
1 hrs 35 mins
52%
225 votes
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Based on a true story, the movie depicts the events that happen before and after an air crash that kills every single person aboard. Soon after the incident, the air traffic controller, Jake, who was on duty during the accident, is relieved from his services and given a new identity to avoid public harassment. However, Roman, who lost his family in the accident, tries to reach out to Jake to confront him.
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Verdict: A grim insight into PTSD through real experiences. The media has recently started being vocal about mental issues. Depression is the talk of the hour and everyone from celebrities to comedians are addressing this issue. PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) is another form of depression, which usually occurs after a shocking or a highly upsetting event. Elliott Le... ...Read full review
Aftermath is a solid, but dark postscript to Arnolds career. He will keep doing the action roles, make no mistake. And those are the parts he will be remembered for. He had no reason to do this. But imagine someone, maybe a Schwarzenegger fan, coming across this film in 20 years. ...Read full review
A fatal plane crash changes the lives of Roman (Arnold Schwarzenegger) and Jake (Scoot McNairy) forever. Roman loses his wife and daughter in the accident, while Jake, his mind as he happens to be the air traffic controller, who fails to avert the nightmare. Rage and revenge engulfs Roman and Jake finds himself swamped with guilt and regret. Can the two make peace with the past? ...Read full review
A dour almost-thriller about an air-traffic controller (Scoot McNairy) who inadvertently kills 271 people, including the wife and pregnant daughter of Ukrainian construction worker Roman Melnyk (Arnold Schwarzenegger), this is a trick of a movie that pretends it will subvert expectations by putting Arnie in a cuddly sweater. Helped along by a gloomy, oppressive score, it neither thoughtfully examines themes of trauma, guilt and grief nor moves with any sort of haste to its eventual, obvious, revenge-thriller conclusion, despite its short 90-minute running time. ...Read full review
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