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Juli Jakab in Sunset, directed by László Nemes

“Sunset” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Sunset (2019; László Nemes) GRADE: C+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, April 26, at the Tower Theatre in Sacramento. Or: The Grand Budapest Hell. Nemes follows up his much-lauded debut film Son of Saul with this disturbing mystery set in pre-World War I Budapest.  Of course, instead of the melancholy comedy […]

“Sunset Song” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Sunset Song (2016; Terence Davies) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes The rare English-language movie with non-superfluous subtitles, Sunset Song debuted over a year ago at Cannes.  Meanwhile, the usually snail-paced Davies’ follow-up film A Quiet Passion already played last February in Berlin. Icy and warmly nostalgic, sprawling but […]

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