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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Ethan Hawke
Julie Delpy
Vernon Dobtcheff
Directors
Richard Linklater
Screenwriters
Ethan Hawke
Julie Delpy
Richard Linklater
Running Time
81 minutes

Before Sunset
The follow-up to 1995's cult indie romance.


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Plot
Nine years after they said goodbye in Vienna, Jesse (Hawke) and Celine (Delpy) bump into each other in Paris at a reading from his new novel. Shocked but delighted to see each other, they spend the next few hours before he has to fly home.


Verdict
Potentially hampered by that ending, Linklater, Hawke and Delpy have nevertheless created an intelligent, engagingly honest study of love lost and, just maybe, regained.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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