is about faith, not religion, and stars Matt Damon -- who plays
a retired psychic with super powers, trying to live a peaceful
I found this movie was purely emotional
and no room for jokes, plus Clint Eastwood (the director) wants
to tell a story about near-death and death, then did just that,
without stepping on anyone's beliefs or pushing some type of
spirit world agenda.
is not your typical mainstream film.
It feels more like an European movie made
for American audiences.
It might be because of the sub-titles and
exotic locales, or it might be because that's how director Clint
Eastwood wanted us to feel.
It follows three people with recent death
experiences and a psychic whose loneliness is caused by his ability
to "see the other side."
It's a strangely cerebral film with beautiful
scenery and a couple of great cameos.
Director Clint Eastwood's new movie, Hereafter,
follows three separate plot lines, struggling with mortality.
The film features three central characters
that have been touched by death.
The performances by the leads are outstanding.
Eastwood's cinematic choices over the years
have developed both in the variety of material he is willing
to bring to the screen and the knowledge of the art with which
he presents it.
Hereafter is in a group with the best things
he has ever done (in my view).
I especially liked the satisfying, tender