Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
Sunrise has the ability to transcend the date it was made. Released in 1927 the film is a devastating picture about love, passion and betrayal, as a man is asked by his mistress to kill his wife so that they can be together. However, he’s unable to commit the terrible act and the two end up spending the night together, falling in love all over again. It’s a bittersweet story ripe with an underlying sadness, but the boisterous fun that the two have is infectious. With a thrilling third act that will have you as caught up in the action as you would in a major drama today, the film is a must see not only for romance enthusiasts but for cinephiles as well.