Sunset


Synopsis

1913, Budapest, in the heart of Europe. The young Irisz Leiter arrives in the Hungarian capital with high hopes to work as a milliner at the legendary hat store that belonged to her late parents. She is nonetheless sent away by the new owner, Oszkár Brill. While preparations are under way at the Leiter hat store, to host guests of uttermost importance, a man abruptly comes to Irisz, looking for a certain Kálmán Leiter. Refusing to leave the city, the young woman follows Kálmán’s tracks, her only link to a lost past. Her quest brings her through the dark streets of Budapest, where only the Leiter hat store shines, into the turmoil of a civilization on the eve of its downfall.

Theatrical Release Date

Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Original Languages: Hungarian
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 142

Status: Completed

CREDITS

CAST
Susanne Wuest
DIRECTED BY
László Nemes

TRAILER


PHOTOS

Left to right: Vlad Ivanov as Oszkar Brill Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
László Nemes, director of Sunset, courtesy of Sony Picture Classics
Juli Jakab as Irisz Leiter Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Juli Jakab as Irisz Leiter Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Juli Jakab as Irisz Leiter Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics