Book to Movie: The Sweet Hereafter

The Book to Movie of Month
  • Author: Russell Banks
  • Pages: 272
  • Audio: 8 hours and 22 minutes
The Book to Movie of Month
  • Director: Atom Egoyan
  • Screen Writer: Atom Egoyan
  • Running Time: 1 hour 52 minutes


  • Ian Holm as Mitchell Stephens
  • James D. Watts as Young Mitchell
  • Caerthan Banks as Zoe Stephens
  • Magdalena Sokoloski as Young Zoe
  • Fides Krucker as Young Klara Stephens
  • Sarah Polley as Nicole Burnell
  • Tom McCamus as Sam Burnell
  • Brooke Johnson as Mary Burnell
  • Allegra Denton as Jenny Burnell
  • Gabrielle Rose as Dolores Driscoll
  • David Hemblen as Abbott Driscoll
  • Bruce Greenwood as Billy Ansel
  • Sarah Rosen Fruitman as Jessica Ansel
  • Alberta Watson as Risa Walker
  • Maury Chaykin as Wendell Walker