After is a 2019 American romantic drama film directed by Jenny Gage, based on the 2014 new adult fiction novel of the same name by Anna Todd, originally released as a fanfiction on Wattpad. The screenplay is written by Susan McMartin, Tamara Chestna, and Jenny Gage. The film stars Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes Tiffin, and follows an inexperienced teenage girl who begins to romance a mysterious student during her first months of college. The cast includes Selma Blair, Inanna Sarkis, Shane Paul McGhie, Pia Mia, Khadijha Red Thunder, Dylan Arnold, Samuel Larsen, Jennifer Beals, and Peter Gallagher in supporting roles.


Tessa Young begins her freshman year of college by moving into her dorm room with her mother, Carol, and her boyfriend, Noah. During this process, she meets Steph, her new roommate, and her girlfriend, Tristan. The day after, Tessa shares a brief encounter with Steph's friend, Hardin Scott. The next day, Steph persuades Tessa to attend a party where she meets Steph's other friends, Zed, Molly, and Jace, and meets Hardin for the second time. The group play truth or dare, revealing, in turn, Tessa's virginity; she is dared to kiss Hardin but refuses. Later at the party, Hardin attempts to kiss Tessa, but she rejects his advances and leaves.