Aftersun

Memory and grief are at the heart of this year’s best cinema

By Becca Rieckmann

Charlotte Wells, Joanna Hogg and Mia Hansen-Løve explore the relationship between family and grief in their latest works.

Charlotte Wells: ‘Adults are locked in the roles that they perform for kids’

By Rafa Sales Ross

The Scottish filmmaker behind breakout indie Aftersun explains the complex process of portraying memory in cinema.

Struggling fathers take the spotlight at this year’s BFI London Film Festival

By Zahra AlHadad

A trio of dramas explain the relationship between fathers and children put an emphasis on parental personhood at this year's London Film Festival.

Aftersun – first-look review

By David Jenkins

Paul Mescal doesn’t quite nail his role as a depressed young father in this emotionally furtive debut drama from Charlotte Wells.

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