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‘Sunset’ Trailer: László Nemes Returns After ‘Son of Saul’ With a Major Foreign-Language Oscar Contender

Juli Jakab reunites with Nemes for what looks like a thrilling historical drama about family identity.



If you thought the first footage from László Nemes’s “Sunset” was impressive, just wait until you see the dazzling first official trailer below. The movie is Nemes’ second directorial effort after his breakout debut “Son of Saul,” which earned him the Oscar for best foreign language film. The director has reunited with cinematographer Mátyás Erdély for what looks like another intense 35mm gem.

“Sunset” stars Nemes’ “Son of Saul” actress Juli Jakab, who plays a young woman named Írisz Leiter. The woman travels to Budapest in 1913 to work at the legendary hat store that belonged to her late parents. When she is turned away by the new owner, Írisz sets out on a mission to uncover her lost past.

Nemes will be competing at the Venice Film Festival with “Sunset” later this month. The drama will also screen at the Toronto International Film Festival. Watch the first official trailer below.

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