Before Midnight


Before Midnight
The third in this highly-rated arthouse series picks up nine years after the second episode. The friends have settled down, and when they meet again, use the opportunity to explore marriage, children, gender roles, and other interesting topics.

108 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Nudity).
Drama, Romance, On the art circuit

Showtimes

Oh no! not that story again!
Oh no! not that story again!

Credits

Cast
Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Prior, Charlotte Prior, Xenia Kalogeropoulou
Director
Richard Linklater
ScreenplayRichard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, using characters by Richard Linklater and Kim Krizan
MusicGraham Reynolds
CinematographyChristos Voudouris
EditingSandra Adair
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2013
Produced bySony Pictures Classics, Venture Forth, Castle Rock Entertainment, Detour Filmproductio, Faliro House Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStong impact, frequent
NudityMild impact, infrequent sexual context
SexMild impact
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseInnocuous scenes of alcohol consumption and tobacco use in social context.
CommentsMaterial contains complex and mature themes of love, journey of life and its daily issues, marital issues, father and son relationship, parenting, reflecting on careers, depression, juggling of responsibiities, insecurities and jealousy, divorce, frustrations and accusations, sexual issues and tensions, effort to resolve problems.The director unpacks the themes in realistic, tense and stressful settings which leads to prolonged heated arguments, Hurling of accusations, mistrust and jealousy with no positive resolution in sight. Therefore children under the age of 16 may find it confusing, disturbing, upsetting and misleading, believing that marriages are problematic, unromantic and filled with depression and insecurities.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
2
Violence
1
Sex
4
Language
4
Consumerism
2
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconSinryke realiteit, sonder melodrama.
15
Metacritic.com
41 critics
19
Rottentomatoes critics
170 critics
17
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconBuilding on the first two installments in Richard Linklater's well-crafted Before trilogy, Before Midnight offers intelligent, powerfully acted perspectives on love, marriage, and long-term commitment.
20
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
18
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation
20

What the People say

Internet
32518 Netizens quote icon'Midnight' beats 'Sunset' and 'Sunrise' on its relevance - truly a masterpiece in acting, story and script.
16

Average .. 89%

18

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