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Based on 5 Reviews
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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

  • 60
    Village Voice

    The class and cultural tension that exists between the well-intentioned city slickers and underprivileged kids is unavoidable, and director Hilla Medalia lets it settle evenly, refusing to judge. show more

  • 50

    Feels like it was made more for the kids' sake than to communicate their story to outside audiences, who would likely prefer a condensed newsmag-style recap. show more

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