CROSSED PATHS: Cécile De France plays a journalist whose life changes after a near-death experience, and Matt Damon plays a regular guy with a supernatural gift.

Hereafter

Directed by Clint Eastwood

A  plethora of films deal with the afterlife, the shady domain Hamlet calls "that undiscovered country." From them could be built a looming tower of unanswered questions and unreliable answers. From contemplating its existence and worrying about its consequences, to trying to make contact with its citizens or making a short visit to its eternal shores, the afterlife is one of life's great mysteries—and thus prime material for artists. And why shouldn't it be? What happens to us after we cross over to the "other side" can and should have a profound effect on how we live our lives while still hanging out on this side.

 

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