Director: Michel Franco Run Time: 83 min. Release Year: 2021
Starring: Albertine Kotting, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Henry Goodman, Iazua Larios, Tim Roth
Alice and Neil Bennett (Charlotte Gainsbourg, Tim Roth) are the core of a wealthy British family on vacation in Acapulco with younger members Colin and Alexa (Samuel Bottomley and Albertine Kotting) until a distant emergency cuts their trip short. When one relative disrupts the family’s tight-knit order, surprising tensions rise to the fore.
“Sundown doesn’t subvert what we’ve come to expect from Franco’s work, but it is still a distinctively cerebral rumination.” Carlos Aguilar, The Playlist