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3.3
81 Ratings

Afterglow

Directed by Alan Rudolph
United States, 1997
Drama, Romance, Comedy

Synopsis

An unhappy wife becomes romantically entangled with her handyman, while the handyman’s wife becomes involved with the unhappy wife’s spouse.

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Afterglow Directed by Alan Rudolph

Critics reviews

Afterglow, one of the few movies of the past generation or two to merit comparison with the films of Ernst Lubitsch, is a sexy, lighthearted entertainment about disappointment and the tension between romantic longing and the demands of adulthood. It hovers, hummingbird-like, between levity and ruefulness, never lighting on either side—it’s an astonishing feat.
August 20, 2018
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