After sun

  • United Kingdom, United States | 2022 | English | 98 min. | Colour
  • Director: Charlotte Wells
  • Producer: Adele Romanski, Amy Jackson, Barry Jenkins, Mark Ceryak
  • Screenplay: Charlotte Wells
  • DoP: Gregory Oke
  • Editor: Blair McClendon
  • Cast: Paul Mescal, Frankie Corio, Celia Rowlson-Hall

Synopsis: The stunning debut from Scottish writer-director Charlotte Wells, Aftersun juxtaposes a hopeful coming-of-age story with a poignant, intimate family portrait that leaves an indelible impression. At a fading vacation resort in the late 1990s, 11-year-old Sophie (Frankie Corio) treasures rare time together with her loving and idealistic father, Calum ((BAFTA winner Paul Mescal, Normal People). As a world of adolescence creeps into view, beyond her eye Calum struggles under the weight of life outside of fatherhood.

Directors Bio: Charlotte Wells is a Scottish filmmaker based in New York. She wrote and directed three shorts in the MBA/MFA dual-degree program at NYU. Wells has been featured in Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 Faces of Independent Film” and a Fellow at the 2020 Sundance Institute Screenwriters and Directors Labs. ‘Aftersun’ is her debut.

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Official Selection: Winner of the French Touch Jury Prize at the Cannes 2022 Critics’ Week., TIFF, BFI LONDON

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