The Aftermath (2019 film)

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The Aftermath
Directed by James Kent
Produced by
Screenplay by
  • Joe Shrapnel
  • Anna Waterhouse
Based on The Aftermath
by Rhidian Brook
Music by Martin Phipps
Cinematography Franz Lustig
Edited by Beverley Mills
Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures
Release date
  • April 26, 2019 (2019-04-26)
  • Germany
  • United States
Language English

The Aftermath is an upcoming German-American drama film directed by James Kent, based upon a novel of the same name by Rhidian Brook, from a screenplay by Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse. It stars Alexander Skarsgård, Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, and Alexander Scheer. The film will be released on April 26, 2019 by Fox Searchlight Pictures.[1]



In August 2016, it was announced Fox Searchlight Pictures acquired the film, with Alexander Skarsgård and Keira Knightley starring in the film, with James Kent directing the film from a screenplay by Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse, while Ridley Scott will serve as a producer on the film, under his Scott Free Productions banner.[2][3] That same month, Jason Clarke joined the cast of the film;[4] in February 2017, Fionn O'Shea joined the cast of the film.[5]


Principal photography began in January 2017, in Prague, Czech Republic.[6]


  1. ^ Galuppo, Mia (May 31, 2018). "Fox Searchlight Sets Date for Keira Knightley Post-War Drama 'The Aftermath'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 8, 2018. 
  2. ^ Fleming Jr., Mike (August 17, 2016). "Fox Searchlight Lands 'The Aftermath' With Keira Knightley & Alexander Skarsgard". Deadline. Retrieved March 21, 2017. 
  3. ^ Galuppo, Mia (August 17, 2016). "Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgard in Talks to Star in 'Aftermath' for Fox Searchlight, Scott-Free". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 22, 2017. 
  4. ^ Kroll, Justin (August 18, 2016). "Jason Clarke in Talks to Join Keira Knightley in 'The Aftermath' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved March 22, 2017. 
  5. ^ Barraclough, Leo (February 9, 2017). "Fionn O'Shea Joins Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgard in 'The Aftermath' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved March 22, 2017. 
  6. ^ Pritchard, Julia (January 17, 2017). "Keira Knightley looks truly radiant in vintage coat and beret as she films WWII drama The Aftermath in a snowy Prague". Daily Mail. Retrieved March 22, 2017. 

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