Before Sunset (2004)
November 13, 2004 at 7:00 and 10:00pm in 26-100 and
November 14, 2004 at 10:00pm in 26-100.
When Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) met on a Eurail train, the connection between
them was immediate and profound. The 14-hour relationship that followed, as the pair explored the
spontaneous and unexpected in Vienna, ended on a train platform where they swore they'd meet
again six months later.
Nine years have passed since that morning.
On the last stop of his book tour, at the tail end of a reading in a Paris book shop, Jesse finds Celine
watching from the back of the room. She lives in Paris now, he in New York. He's flying out that
evening and they utilize every moment, finding their human connection no less vital, inspiring or
real than it was in nine years ago in Vienna.
In a stimulating and revealing journey through Paris, in real time, these two individuals explore
the inner workings of their hearts and minds and rediscover their rare yet powerful love for the
unexpected, the unrehearsed, and each other. [warnerbros.com]
"A jaw-droppingly beautiful and moving film, as defining a moment for its generation as its predecessor."
-- Josh Bell, Las Vegas Weekly. Read this review.