• Before Sunset (2004)

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: Drama , Romance

Production Co: Warner Independent Pictures

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    This is a romance with minimal physical contact and sex--and that's part of what makes it work so well as a love story. show more

  • 100
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    All told, he's (Linklater) one of today's most versatile American filmmakers, and Before Sunset finds his light shining as brightly as ever. show more

  • 100
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

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

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)