The Aftermath leaves behind nothing

The Aftermath stars (from left) Alexander Skarsgard, Jason Clarke and Keira Knightley.
The Aftermath stars (from left) Alexander Skarsgard, Jason Clarke and Keira Knightley.PHOTO: TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX

Romances that start with two people at opposite ends of a spectrum are tricky.

There are endless comic parodies about the premise. "She owns an indie bookstore, he works for Amazon", is one example.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 14, 2019, with the headline 'The Aftermath leaves behind nothing'. Print Edition | Subscribe