Behind the Sun

PG-13| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
"Behind the Sun" tells the story of two families locked in a generations-old deadly feud. It started out as a battle over land, but now it's escalated into a series of reprisals that is claiming the lives of the young men on both sides. In one family, the oldest remaining son - distressed by the prospect of death and encouraged by his younger brother - begins to question the cycle of violence. That's when a beautiful young woman from a traveling circus crosses his path.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

Behind the Sun (2001)

Release Date: April 19th, 2002|1 hr. 45 min.

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  • A compelling existential tableau: sweating bodies, creaking mills turned by numbed oxen, people facing the daily and seasonal cycles of life with little hope of breaking free. Behind the Sun is forceful stuff. show more

  • When a culture offers little more than death upon death, appreciating life's everyday beauty is as good an answer as these characters -- and this filmmaker -- can provide. show more

  • A gorgeously photographed, sun-baked fable. show more

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