you Say to the Irisz hotel garni granat to wait as she goes, tell her to leave, so will she left and said to her, be careful she walks straight into danger. The main character in ”Sunset” is an orphan, a young milliner who returned to his home town of Budapest to find a job in what was once her parents ' hattbutik – the most fashionable in the city.
Dressed in a resdräkt of light blue silk, with reinforced, white, all solkigare spetskrage she seeks through the noisy dusty town after his family, his place in society, their history. But while she is looking, ask, chasing, between the överklasspalats and anarkistmöten, carnage and hattprovningar, erosion of all that she is looking for broken. It is only one year left to the shot in Sarajevo, and Austria-Hungary's splendor is the backdrop on the road to rasa.
after the acclaimed debut ”Saul's son” (the highest rating in DN) from 2016, and he uses almost exactly the same technique: in a virtually unbroken movement he is close to his protagonist, from the first frame to the last, so that everything around them – in Saul's case koncentrationslägrets horrors – becomes unclear and dreamlike, enhanced by a, the sharper the sound.
Saul had every reason to cultivate their tunnel vision. To be fully aware of their work in the dödsfabriken would not be humanly possible. The imagery seemed designed to deal with the terrible subject with ethical integrity.
not as self-evident, but it is, paradoxically, liberating. Film language feels less like a rigorous, intellectual position and more as an expression of the director's personal vision of human life in general: a wild water that flows in its own little stream, firey towards the end, while the others livsströmmar never have time to become more than a noise in the ears, sometimes near, sometimes far away.
It is no easy thing to come again, after to have done the most award-winning debutfilmen ever (won the Oscar, Golden Globe, Bafta), in addition, the one that had to take ten years to mature. ”Sunset” can be seen as a little sister in comparison, partly given to the world of hats, costumes and beauty. But ”the world's evil hiding behind these infinitely beautiful things”, as a man from the anarchist guard says to Irisz when she hesitates to enter into the role of figurehead for the revolution.
when they say that the darkness Irisz starting to see is something she carries within itself, a släktförbannelse? Or is the established order so the route to the only can be torn down with violence?
The uncertainty: a wavering between idealism and pragmatism, the privileged life and violence on the streets, captures not only the situation of a klassresenär in Central europe 1913, but the drill itself is pretty straight into the state of things right here, right now.
the Actor July Jakab, who plays Irisz, carry the complex of the film on their young, straight shoulders, with the face fixed in a stubbornly, suspiciously, and at the same time, curious facial expressions. It is a dreamy, furious beautiful film, full of possibilities and might – like its protagonist – on the hunt for their identity. Sometimes mellanbarnen the most interesting.
See more. Three other Hungarian films with a tip: ” Mefisto” (1981), ”Turinhästen” (2011), 'Destination Europe' (2015).