Before Sunset

Release Date: July 2nd, 2004

DVD Release Date: November 9th, 2004

R |1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary

A sequel to "Before Sunrise," this film starts nine years later as Jesse (Ethan Hawke) travels across Europe giving readings from a book he wrote about the night he spent in Vienna with Celine (Julie Delpy). After his reading in Paris, Celine finds him, and they spend part of the day together before Jesse has to again leave for a flight. They are both in relationships now, and Jesse has a son, but as their strong feelings for each other start to return, both confess a longing for more.

Cast: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torres, Rodolphe Pauly, Mariane Plasteig, Diabolo , Albert Delpy

Director: Richard Linklater

Genres: Romance , Drama

Production Co: Warner Independent Pictures

Keywords: Endearing , Emotional , Love , 2000s , Growing up , Pursuit , Relationships ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    This is one of the most wildly romantic movies in ages. show more

  • 60
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    It's "My Dinner With Andre" for the relationship generation.

  • 100
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    It's great to see an American filmmaker - and a successful one at that - willing to simply train his cameras on the actors and let them, and their characters, come to life. show more

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Awards

Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)