USA, UK / 2022 / 101’
Director: Charlotte Wells
Producer: Mark Ceryak, Amy Jackson, Barry Jenkins, Adele Romanski
Cast: Paul Mescal, Frankie Corio, Celia Rowlson-Hall
Runtime: 1h 41m

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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.

Aftersun had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in 2022, where Wells was nominated for the Golden Camera.

The film received universal acclaim from critics, who praised Wells' direction and screenplay, and the performances of Mescal and Corio with the former earning a nomination for Academy Award for Best Actor. 


A stunning debut that develops with the gradual poignancy of a Polaroid, Charlotte Wells’ Aftersun is an honest movie about the way that we remember the people we’ve lost — fragmented, elusive, nowhere and everywhere all at once.

David Ehrlich, IndieWire