Since making a big splash at Cannes, Aftersun has received critics’ raves and garnered multitudes of film awards! Directed by Charlotte Wells and starring BAFTA-winning and Emmy®-nominated actor Paul Mescal (“Normal People”, The Lost Daughter) and Frankie Corio, Aftersun is now playing in select theaters and available now On Demand.
To date, the film has won 40 awards and received over 99 nominations, including winning Best British Independent Film and Best Director at this year’s British Independent Film Awards (BIFA), from 16 nominations overall; the Cannes French Touch Prize of the Critics’ Week Jury; five Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations; three Critics Choice Award nominations, and many more. Director Charlotte Wells has won over a dozen Best Breakthrough Director awards for her work on Aftersun.
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“A heart-stopping, unforgettable movie.” – Indiewire
“A sharply moving exploration of the bond between parent and child” – Variety
“The best film of the year so far. You won’t walk away the same person.” – The Wrap
“Profund and masterful” – Indiewire
Aftersun stops you in your tracks” – Time Out
At a fading vacation resort, 11-year-old Sophie treasures rare time together with her loving and idealistic father, Calum (Paul Mescal). As a world of adolescence creeps into view, beyond her eye Calum struggles under the weight of life outside of fatherhood. Twenty years later, Sophie’s tender recollections of their last holiday become a powerful and heartrending portrait of their relationship, as she tries to reconcile the father she knew with the man she didn’t, in Charlotte Wells’ superb and searingly emotional debut film.