Written and directed by Boyhood creator Richard Linklater, Before Sunrise follows the passionate romance between Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Céline (Julie Delpy). The two strangers meet on a train in Europe and decide to spend the day together, exploring Vienna. After hours of walking around the city and opening up about their deepest feelings, the two develop a profound romantic connection.
The 1994 film, which received critical acclaim, produced two sequels: 2004's Before Sunset and 2013's Before Midnight, both of which were nominated for Academy Awards. Each film takes place nine years after the previous one, showcasing how the characters, and their love, have changed over the years.