Filmclub: Aftersun

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9 May 2023

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Esker Arts Filmclub presents: Aftersun

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Aftersun is a 2022 coming-of-age drama film, written and directed by Charlotte Wells and starring Paul Mescal, Frankie Corio and Celia Rowlson-Hall. The film follows 11-year-old Sophie, on holiday with her father at a Turkish resort on the eve of his 31st birthday. It is set in the late '90s. 

The film has received critical acclaim, nominations for Best Actor at the 95th Academy Awards, and named one of the best films of 2022 by the National Board of Review, It also received the Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer at the 76th BAFTA awards, and awarded top place by Sight and Sound on its best films of the year poll.