Sunset (2018 film)
|Directed by||László Nemes|
|Music by||László Melis|
Sunset (Hungarian: Napszállta) is 2018 Hungarian film directed by László Nemes and co-written by Nemes, Clara Royer and Matthieu Taponier. It is set in Budapest before the World War I, starring newcomer Juli Jakab and Vlad Ivanov. It premiered at the 75th Venice International Film Festival and was also screened at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. It was selected as the Hungarian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.
- Juli Jakab as Írisz Leiter
- Vlad Ivanov as Oszkár Brill
- Evelin Dobos as Zelma
- Marcin Czarnik as Sándor
- Levente Molnár as Gaspar
- Julia Jakubowska as Countess Rédey
- Christian Harting as Otto von König
- Mihály Kormos as The Caretaker
- Sándor Zsótér as Doctor Herz
- Dorottya Moldován as Lili
- Judit Bárdos as Szeréna
- Susanne Wuest as The Princess
- Tom Pilath as The Prince
- Enrique Keil as Man With Monocle
- Balázs Czukor as Nulla
- Zsolt Nagy as Szilágyi
- Péter Fancsikai as Robert
- Áron Öze as Jubilee Man
- Uwe Lauer as The Colonel
- Urs Rechn as Ismael
- István Pion as Otto von König's Chauffeur
- Björn Freiberg as Man In White
The film received €5 million from the Hungarian National Film Fund and the project is produced by Gabor Sipos and Gabor Rajna through Laokoon Filmgroup. Sunset is being sold and co-produced by French outfit Films Distribution. The film is expected to get support also from Eurimages.
Juli Jakab, the young protagonist of the film, was chosen among more than 1,000 Hungarian actresses.
|2018||75th Venice International Film Festival||FIPRESCI||Sunset||Won|
- List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
- List of Hungarian submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
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