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NAME OF FILM: SUNSET (NAPSZÁLLTA) (2019)
DIRECTOR(S): László Nemes
STARRING: Vlad Ivanov, Susanne Wuest, Evelin Dobos
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Budapest at the beginning of the 20th century—where an orphaned young woman, Irisz, searches for her mysterious brother while working at an upscale hat emporium—presents its own kind of nightmare, made ominous and fantastical through Nemes’s claustrophobic framing, chiaroscuro look, and fluid camera movement.
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