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 (Scoot McNairy) error causes the death of a construction foreman’s (Arnold Schwarzenegger) wife and daughter.You could definitely say that Arnold Schwarzenegger has had plenty of experience in a role like this one. This will be the 7th film in which he plays a character who loses his family. In , Conan’s parents are slain by Thulsa Doom. In , Jack Slater’s son Andy whom falls to death along with The Ripper. In End of Days Jericho’s wife and daughter are murdered by thugs when they break into his apartment. In Collateral Damage , Gordy Brewer’s wife and son are killed in a bombing by Claudio Perrini. In Sabotage Wharton’s family are kidnapped, tortured and murdered by drug lord Brujo. Finally, in , the film ends with Wade Vogel’s Maggie dying when she commits suicide and jumps to her death.
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A very well executed trailer. It sets up the film nicely and the tone is nailed. The audience is gently introduced to this happy moment in Roman’s (Arnold Schwarzenegger) life with his wife and daughter returning home. The gentle music and how happy he seems is perfectly setting up the audience for the tragedy which is about to occur. It helps the audience buy into how Roman is grieving and anger he must feel.