Indie Film director Richard Linklater has directed several films featuring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. With the upcoming Before Midnight, he will be completing a romantic trilogy that started with Before Sunrise (1995) and continued with Before Sunset (2004).
In Before Sunrise, American traveler Jesse (Hawke) meets Celine (Delpy) in Paris and they spend the whole day talking and falling in love. This film was notable for being able to create such realistic characters Read the rest of this entry »
Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, the stars of the film “Before Midnight,” have proven to be more than just skilled actors capable of conveying strong emotion and complex characters. Both of these talented performers have displayed skill behind the camera as well.
Hawke began his directing career with the 2001 independent feature film “Chelsea Walls.” This acclaimed film takes place in a historic hotel in New York City and emphasizes Hawke’s love of strong characters. He was able to turn the success of that film into Read the rest of this entry »
When it was released in 2013, Before Midnight was the final chapter in a trilogy of films that started with Before Sunrise in 1995 and continued with Before Sunset in 2004. All of films are very highly regarded, but many of the seriesâ€™ most unforgettable scenes took place in the first two films.
Before Sunrise begins and ends with two of the most memorable scenes in the series. The first is the scene that set the stage for all three films. A chance encounter between a cynic and the romantic on a Vienna bound train. CÃ©line and Jesse hit it off, and Read the rest of this entry »
It is not very often, especially in the indie film world, that an actor and director end up working together on such a regular basis like the case of Richard Linklater and Ethan Hawke from the 2013 romantic drama “Before Midnight.” Ironically, these two Austin, Texas natives began their work relationship in 1995 with “Before Sunrise,” the first edition of the trilogy that “Before Midnight” is the third part of.
Linklater has directed Hawke an astonishing seven times, with a diverse list of feature film efforts that include: a crime drama: “The Newton Boys,” an animated Read the rest of this entry »
The indie film “Before Midnight” serves as the third film in the “Before” series that began with “Before Sunrise” in 1995. All three films in the series follow the relationship between Jesse and Celine and all are directed by Richard Linklater.
What makes the “Before” trilogy so rare is that the films have not been huge box office hits. Many times, studios only want to invest in sequels that stand to be somewhat profitable, thanks to a built-in audience. The “Before” series has bucked this trend.
The main reason the Read the rest of this entry »