Before Sunrise


1h 41m 1995

Brief Synopsis

While traveling through Europe on a train, a twentysomething American male meets a young French woman. It's his last day before returning to the US, but the two impulsively agree to spend his few remaining hours together.

Film Details

Also Known As
Bara en natt
MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Arlene Fishbach Enterprises; Castle Rock Entertainment; Castle Rock Entertainment; City of Vienna; Clein & White Public Relations; Dda Public Relations; Detour Filmproduction; Moviecam; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Sloss Eckhouse Lawco Llp; Sound One; Technicolor
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing; Concorde Filmverleih Gmbh; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; Rank Film Distributors Ltd; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing; Turner Entertainment Company
Location
Kardamili, Greece; Pylos, Greece; Vienna, Austria; Koroni, Greece

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Synopsis

While traveling through Europe on a train, a twentysomething American male meets a young French woman. It's his last day before returning to the US, but the two impulsively agree to spend his few remaining hours together.

Crew

Sandra Adair

Editor

Wolfgang Ainberger

Special Thanks

Barbara Albert

Assistant Editor

Paul Alexander

Steadicam Operator

Karin Arikian

Special Thanks

W H Auden

Song ("As I Walked Out One Evening")

Alycia Aumuller

Casting

Johann Sebastian Bach

Music ("Variatio 25 (The Goldberg Variations)") ("Andante (Sonata No 1 In G Major Bmv 1027)")

Manfred Bartunek

Special Thanks

Catherine Bauer

Production Assistant

Walter Bednarik

Dolly Grip

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Music ("Sonata No 8 In C Minor Opus 13 (Pathetique) Rondo: Allegro")

Wayne Bell

Sound Effects Editor

Ivan Bigley

Special Thanks

Kath Bloom

Song

Kath Bloom

Song Performer ("Come Here")

Maria Blumel

Standby Props

Arie Bohrer

Special Thanks

Gabriela Brandenstein

Still Photographer

John Buche

2nd Assistant Director

Lou Christie

Music

Lee Daniel

Dp/Cinematographer

Lee Daniel

Director Of Photography

Laura Duda

Special Thanks

Karin Dunst

Hair/Make-Up

Courtney Eldridge

Special Thanks

Chloe Ernst

New York Casting Associate

Peter Fahrngruber

Avid Consultant

Jurgen Forster

Special Thanks

Sheri Galloway

2nd Editor

Walter Galosch

Special Thanks

Stanley Ginsel

Assistant Sound Editor

Leonhard Gmur

Special Thanks

Phillip Grausam

Electrician

Robyn Gray

Special Thanks

Douglas Greenfield

Dolby Stereo Consultant

Stefan Grissemann

Special Thanks

Matthias Grunsky

Other

Susanne Habitzel

Other

Uli Halbritter

Production Coordinator

Tom Hammond

Supervising Sound Editor

Tom Hammond

Sound Editor

Roland Heinrich

Grip

Judy Henderson

Casting

Mo Henry

Negative Cutter

Twyla Herbert

Music ("Trapeze")

Jeff Hill

Publicity (Clein + White)

Michael Hopfgartner

Transportation Captain

Thomas Horvath

Other

Alexander Horwath

Special Thanks

John Hunt

Special Thanks

Gregory Jacobs

Associate Producer

Steve Jaszkowiak

Foley Mixer

David Jewell

Other

Maximilian Jezo-parovsky

Art Department Assistant

Daniel Johnston

Song ("Living Life")

Alan Jones

Special Thanks

Philipp Kaiser

Location Assistant

Robert Kaiser

Color Timer

Gudrun Kampl

Special Thanks

Constanze Kargl

Special Thanks

Lynn Keller

Special Thanks

Ossama Khuluki

Foley Artist

Alexander Kleinszig

Key Production Assistant

Paul Koronkiewicz

Boom Operator

Kurt Kren

Special Thanks

Kim Krizan

Screenwriter

Doris Krumpl

Special Thanks

Kurt Krusche

Location Manager

Kurt W Krusche

Location Manager

Gero Lasnig

Gaffer

Robyn Levinson

Casting Assistant

Eric A. Lewy

1st Assistant Editor

Richard Linklater

Screenwriter

Francesco Lorusso

Grip

Amy Lowrey

Special Thanks

Moody Hall Madrigals

Special Thanks

Karol Martesko-fenster

Co-Production Liaison

Kathy Mccarthy

Song Performer ("Living Life")

Heinz Menschik

1st Assistant Camera

Morgan Miles

Assistant Production Accountant

Chris Moriana

Foley Artist

Peter Muhr

Special Thanks

Vesna Muhr

Special Thanks

Axl Newrkla

Set Location Manager

Andrea Nunner

Austrian Accountant

Thomas Ohl

Other

Jim Osborne

Special Thanks

James Pantone

Los Angeles Casting Associate

Lisa Pantone

Los Angeles Casting Associate

Chris Paton

Unit Publicist (Dda London)

Bernd Pfingstmann

Other

Katharina Pirker

Special Thanks

Bernhard Praschl

Special Thanks

Henry Purcell

Music ("Dido And Aeneas")

Christine Radovanov

Assistant Editor

Wolfgang Ramml

Co-Producer

Boots Randolph

Song Performer ("Yakety Sax")

Boots Randolph

Song

Ulla Rapp

Special Thanks

Christa Reeh

Special Thanks

Florian Reichmann

Production Designer

James Rich

Song ("Yakety Sax")

Chip Ritter

Dialogue Editor

Stefan Ruul

Special Thanks

Gernot Schaffler

Co-Producer

Regina Schlagnitweit

Casting (Austria)

Bernhard Schmatz

Production Manager

Maria Schmidt

Special Thanks

Franz Schwartz

Special Thanks

Larry Seyer

Re-Recording Mixer

Heinz Skala

Special Thanks

John Sloss

Executive Producer

Russ Smith

Assistant Sound Editor

E Otto Sperl

1st Assistant Director

Reilly Steele

Adr Mixer

Stefan Stein

Trailer Driver

Johann Strauss

Music ("Vienna Blood")

Birgit Sturm

Extras Casting (Vienna)

Michael Suchy

Property Master

Thomas Szabolcs

Sound Mixer

Philipp Teuchtler

Special Thanks

Todd Toon

Foley Editor

Antonio Vivaldi

Music ("Concerto In B-Flat Major For Violin And Oboe With Ripieno Strings Rv 548")

Monika Von Manteuffel

Script Supervisor

I D Lila Von Schwarzenberg

Special Thanks

Dagmar Wagner

Special Thanks

Fritz Wagner

Special Thanks

Harald Waiglein

Song

Harald Waiglein

Song Performer ("The Human Pump")

Clark Walker

2nd Assistant Camera

Anne Walker-mcbay

Producer

Peter Wallner

Special Thanks

Reinhard Weibensteiner

Set Production Assistant

Hans Weingartner

Production Assistant

Florentina Welley

Costume Designer

Ellen Winn Wendl

Co-Producer

Heinz Wendl

Special Thanks

Kunsthaus Wien

Special Thanks

Susanne Wouk

Set Production Assistant

Cornelia Zweigert

Special Thanks

Film Details

Also Known As
Bara en natt
MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Arlene Fishbach Enterprises; Castle Rock Entertainment; Castle Rock Entertainment; City of Vienna; Clein & White Public Relations; Dda Public Relations; Detour Filmproduction; Moviecam; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Sloss Eckhouse Lawco Llp; Sound One; Technicolor
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing; Concorde Filmverleih Gmbh; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; Rank Film Distributors Ltd; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing; Turner Entertainment Company
Location
Kardamili, Greece; Pylos, Greece; Vienna, Austria; Koroni, Greece

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Silver Bear Award for Best Director at the 1995 Berlin International Film Festival. The film was also awarded the Prize of the Guild of German Art Cinemas and given a special mention by the Ecumenical Jury.

Expanded Release in United States February 3, 1995

Released in United States 2005

Released in United States February 1995

Released in United States January 1995

Released in United States on Video July 18, 1995

Released in United States Winter January 27, 1995

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 9-20, 1995.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival January 28-February 6, 2005.

Sequel to "Before Sunrise" (USA/1995) and "Before Sunset" (USA/2004) directed by Richard Linklater and starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy.

Began shooting June 27, 1994.

Released in United States 2005 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival January 28-February 6, 2005.)

Released in United States January 1995 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Opening Night) in Park City, Utah January 19-29, 1995.)

Released in United States Winter January 27, 1995

Expanded Release in United States February 3, 1995

Released in United States on Video July 18, 1995

Released in United States February 1995 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 9-20, 1995.)

Completed shooting July 30, 1994.