Sensing that they are developing a connection, Jesse asks Celine to spend the day with him in Vienna, and she agrees. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together. It just adds to the feeling of romantic nirvana that the film suggests. Reviewed by Jess-76 'Before Sunrise' is not a film to be scrutinised, nor studied. The absolutebeauty of it lies in its perfection as a simple love story - of two livessuddenly thrown together in the midst of reality, and the ensuing night ofsimple love that follows. They instantly connect, and after telling her his awful idea for atelevision show and almost getting off the train, Jesse asks Celine tojoin him for the day in the picturesque city of Vienna.
As their bond turns to love, what will happen to them the next morning when Jesse flies away? You almost immediately sense the synergy and the chemistry between Jesse and Celine, and it is simply pure joy to watch them find it. Before Sunrise works principally for two reasons - realistic acting andan immense script that builds the characters through their thoughts andfeelings and thus allows us to get to know them as we do the people inreal life. Genre: , Stars: , , Director: Richard Linklater Country: , , Rating: 7. While most relationships wind down with time, thisone keeps going strong throughout and time itself is the only thingthat wears out. Everyone is different, and so differentparts of the script will appeal to different people. .
How in all that conversation, while often having no real bearing on anything critical, you can sense the nuances as these two become more fond and trusting of each other. And what puts the icing on this film is the magnificent backdrop of Vienna in which this film takes place. How do two perfect strangers connect so intimately over the course of a single day? This movie is mostly all dialogue-based. The story follows two people, Jesse;an American and Celine; a French girl that meet on a train into Vienna. A truly great script cannot work onit's own, and needs great actors to deliver it to an extent that doesit justice, and although I'm not a fan of either Julie Deply or EthanHawke; on viewing this film, there is nothing you can do but give themboth respect. RichardLinklater's romantic drama is an offbeat telling of a dream come truefor most people. Before Sunrise is what it is.
The ending isboth provocative and emotional - scenes of the night previously seen indarkness are now portrayed in lonely daylight as the sun rises and the storycloses on these two characters. This represents whatRichard Linklater has achieved with this script as not only does itcreate and build the characters, but it also manages to expose whattrue love is, along with several other aspects of life. This movie focuses purely on watching the budding of a beautiful romance. This could be what would happen if you had been confident enough to strike up a conversation with that person you noticed somewhere random. As they wander the city together and their night progresses, their connection makes the idea of separating the next morning a difficult choice. This also allows us to feel for the characters for who theyare, and not merely because they're the protagonists. RichardLinklater has created something that is rare in the world of cinema; afilm that captures the beauty of life without ever going over the topor being overly sentimental.
Each enjoy talking to each other so much that they decide to get off the train together in Vienna. Every individual at some time in life dreams of the connection that isportrayed in this film between Jesse and Celine, and few ever find it. The film depicts romance in all it's glory, butwithout any of the pitfalls that befall most couples; and in short thefilm is about two people that have a relationship that's as close toperfection as relationships will ever come to - with just one problem,the problem of time. I don't know whether they were in character or justplaying themselves, but when a film is this good; it hardly matters. And what makes it so true is that it is not even too fantastic to believe. This allows the characters to be free, and it's easy tobelieve that these are real people and not just actors working from ascript.
And no matter how many times I watch this film, I don't think I will ever tire of that. The city itself isn'treally important to the film as this is a story that could have takenplace just about anywhere - but it makes for some lovely visuals andthe upbeat, energetic romance that blossoms throughout the movie ismatched by the beauty of the location. The fact thatnot all the anecdotes are relatable to me personally again representsthe brilliance of writing. Before Sunrise is simultaneously beautiful and captivating. What makes this pairing so romantic is how real it is. Before Sunrise is certainly not the typical sentimental'Hollywood romance', which is another aspect that puts this filmleagues ahead of the pretenders. What is that special thing that bonds two people so strongly? Adding tothe beauty of the film is the city of Vienna.
So well is it made that the audience never question if thiscould ever really happen in life, reality being so absolutely characterisedin it. This is exactly they way you would dream that you meet that special someone. Synopsis A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one romantic evening together in Vienna. And what itis, is pure cinematic brilliance. This kind ofrealism is hard to capture as, at the end of the day, we as theaudience know that they're watching a film and not observing real life;but Before Sunrise represents one of the truest to life exhibitions ofrealism ever to be seen on screen.
There could becertain aspects about one person that one person loves and anotherhates; and that's the case with the musings in this script. Passing the time before his scheduled flight the next morning. You never doubt for a second that the film will lead towards the romantic pairing of these two people. The beautyof this film is that the story is the most important element. But, every conversation between these too is greatly intriguing.
In a film like this, it is the writing that's the most important thing,and contained within the script are several observations about life,most of which I personally could relate to. American tourist Jesse and French student Celine meet by chance on the train from Budapest to Vienna. I saw this film by accident one night late on television. . . .