January 30, 1998 in Seven

Ian Holm Masterful In ‘Sweet Hereafter’

By The Spokesman-Review
 

His performance so far has been overlooked by the award-dispensers. But Ian Holm pulls off the role of his career in Atom Egoyan’s moving study of small-town tragedy “The Sweet Hereafter.” As a lawyer both self-serving and the best advocate imaginable, Holm is loathesome and sympathetic at once. He wants to cure the world of injustice, but he is incapable of curing himself.

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