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1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
Broadway actors travel to post-Katrina New Orleans to help teenagers from the city's Lower Ninth Ward put on a production of the musical "Once on This Island."


Director: Hilla Medalia

Genres: Documentary

After the Storm (2009)

Release Date: August 3rd, 2009|1 hr. 29 min.

critic reviews (5)
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  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    It's an engaging piece of humanistic storytelling. show more

  • 60
    Time Out New York

    Shallow snapshots don’t diminish the raw emotional potency of this inspiring tale, in which art provides in-need kids with both an escape from daily hardship and a vehicle for restoring confidence in themselves and the future. show more

  • 70
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    Directed by Hilla Medalia with exactly the right balance of musical theater and personal drama, After the Storm presents a touching affirmation of the healing power of right-brain stimulation. show more

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