Aftermath is a American thriller film directed by Elliott Lester and written by Javier Gullon.The film, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Scoot McNairy, Maggie Grace, and Martin Donovan, was released on by Lionsgate Premiere. The film is based on events and persons surrounding the Uberlingen mid air collision of a passenger airliner with a cargo jet, although the names .Film Review 'The Aftermath' 'Testament of Youth' director James Kent returns to matters of love and war in his second feature, with well cast, well dressed but less emotionally rewarding results..THE AFTERMATH is set in postwar Germany in . Rachael Morgan Keira Knightley arrives in the ruins of Hamburg in the bitter winter, to be reunited with her husband Lewis Jason Clarke , a .The Aftermath was released on DVD and Blu ray on . Reception Box office. The Aftermath has grossed $. million worldwide. Critical response. The review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, reported that of critics have given the film a positive review based on reviews, with an average rating of . ..Two strangers' lives become inextricably bound together after a devastating plane crash. Inspired by actual events, AFTERMATH tells a story of guilt and revenge after an air traffic controller's ."The Aftermath" is a handsomely mounted work and those who don't have a problem with watching second rate melodramatics might find it to be a vaguely tolerable way of killing a couple of hours. Personally, I wanted moreI have a hunch that other viewers will feel the same..What to Watch Now Movie Reviews TV Reviews Roundtables Podcasts 'Aftermath' Film Review. AM PDT by Frank Scheck Aftermath doesn't pack sufficient emotional punch.."Aftermath," a new revenge drama starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, is considerably more contemplative and downbeat than the Austrian leading man's fans might expect. Unfortunately, the film's commendably atypical focus on characters, mood, and psychological realism does not make Schwarzenegger's latest necessarily good..War has a way of changing everything, relationships included. The new movie, The Aftermath, based on the book by Rhidian Brook, dives into this idea, looking into the aftermath of war and the repercussions that such atrocities have on an individual. The following review will be spoiler free. Synopsis. Directed By James Kent Written By Joe Shrapnel screenplay , Anna Waterhouse screenplay .The Aftermath review As a love story, the film is supposed to derive a kind of energy from the devastation itself, a sense that with everything flattened, things can be reimagined..