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Before and After

Before and After(1996)

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Brief Synopsis

The lives of Carolyn Ryan, a dedicated and respected small-town pediatrician, and her husband, Ben, are thrown into turmoil when their teenaged son, Jacob, disappears suddenly after his girlfriend has been found brutally murdered. Together, Ben and Carolyn struggle desperately to find out what really happened--whether Jacob has done anything wrong, or whether he is in danger himself. All the while, they are terrified of what they might discover. Though the bonds of love in the Ryan home have always been strong, the thought that Jacob might be a murderer, or might be perceived as one, plunges the family into fear and confusion. Forced to confront their conflicting responses to the tragedy, Carolyn and Ben both try to protect their son, but in different ways and for different reasons. And, from this point forward, neither can ever be certain if they are making the right choices or if their efforts to save their child will help him or cause him further harm.

Cast & Crew

Meryl Streep Carolyn Ryan
Liam Neeson Ben Ryan
Edward Furlong Jacob Ryan
Alfred Molina Panos Demeris
Julia Weldon Judith Ryan
Daniel Von Bargen Fran Conklin
John Heard Wendell Bye
Ann Magnuson Terry Taverner
Alison Folland Martha Taverner
Kaiulani Lee Marian Raynor--Prosecutor
Larry Pine Dr Tom Mcanally
Ellen Lancaster Panos' Assistant

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG-13 Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1996 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Sound:  Production Co:  Caravan Pictures .....Production Company, Hollywood Pictures .....Production Company, Speakeasy .....Production Company, Abbey Road Studios .....Production Company, Sound One .....Production Company, Todd-Ao .....Production Company, C5, Inc. .....Production Company, Runway, Inc. .....Production Company, Pacific Title & Art Studio .....Production Company, .....Production Company, R/Greenberg Associates .....Production Company, Framestore Cfc .....Production Company, Match Cut Inc .....Production Company, Gala Catering, Inc. .....Production Company, Massachusetts Film Office .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, City of Pittsfield .....Production Company, .....Production Company, City of Springfield .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, New York State Governor'S Office For Motion Picture & Tv Development .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Lauren Films .....Theatrical Distributor, Buena Vista International .....Theatrical Distributor, Les Films Du Losange .....Theatrical Distributor, Walt Disney Studios Distribution .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)

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