Deborah Ross

O brother, where are thou?

At no point does any character own their behaviour in any consistent or recognisably human way in this turgid and baffling film

Sunset is French-Hungarian writer-director Laszlo Nemes’s follow-up to his astonishing Oscar-winning debut, Son of Saul. This time round the film is set as the Austro-Hungarian Empire is on the brink of collapse, and it is confounding, but not in a good way, as it’s as turgid as it is baffling.

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