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Before Midnight (2013): “This is how people start breaking up.”

The last of director Richard Linklater’s Before trilogy, Before Midnight (2013) catches up with Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Céline (Julie Delpy), nine years after their afternoon together in Before Sunset (2004), and eighteen years after their very first meeting in Before Sunrise (1995). Before Midnight is set during one day on the stunningly beautiful Greek Peloponnese […]

Before Sunset (2004): “Memory is a wonderful thing if you don’t have to deal with the past.”

The second film in Richard Linklater’s Before trilogy, Before Sunset (2004) allows us heartsick viewers to catch up with Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Céline (Julie Delpy) again – nine years after their initial romantic encounter in Before Sunrise (1995). Jesse is now a published author, and has been travelling around Europe on a whirlwind book tour. […]

Before Sunrise (1995): “Isn’t everything we do in life a way to be loved a little more?”

The first of director Richard Linklater’s famed trilogy, Before Sunrise (1995) is a quirky yet bittersweet romantic tale about two young lovers who meet on a train from Budapest to Vienna. After being stuck next to an awkwardly argumentative couple on the train, Céline (Julie Delpy) moves seats and by chance sits near handsome Jesse […]