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Afterwards Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    afterwards adv : happening at a time subsequent to a reference time; "he apologized subsequently"; "he's going to the store but he'll be back here later"; "it didn't happen until afterward"; "two hours after that" [syn: subsequently, later, afterward, after, later on]
Afterwards Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Afterwards \Aft"er*wards\, Afterward \Aft"er*ward\, adv. [AS. [ae]fteweard, a., behind. See Aft, and -ward (suffix). The final s in afterwards is adverbial, orig. a genitive ending.] At a later or succeeding time.
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Afterwards (French: Et après) is a 2009 English-language psychological thriller film directed by Gilles Bourdos and starring Romain Duris, John Malkovich and Evangeline Lilly. Based on Guillaume Musso's novel Et après..., the story tells of a workaholic lawyer who is told by a self-proclaimed visionary that he must try to prevent his imminent death. The film was shot in New York City, Montreal and various New Mexico locations over June–July 2007, and had a French release in January 2009.

Nathan Del Amico (Duris) is a career-driven New York lawyer who has neglected his wife (Lilly) and daughter as a result of his professional success and increasing obsession with his work. He meets Joseph Kay (Malkovich), a doctor who claims that he can foresee other people's deaths, and that he is a "messenger" sent to help Nathan put his life in order before he dies.

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* The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his actions. - Confucius

* Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid. - John Keats

* Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems. - Rene Descartes


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