From writer‐director Michel Franco (New Order) comes a simmering, suspenseful sharp jolt: 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 McMillan) until a distant emergency cuts their trip short. When one relative disrupts the family’s tight‐knit order, surprising tensions rise to the fore.
“Pitch-perfect” ★★★★★ - The Guardian
“An existential mystery. Impossible to guess where it is heading." - Indiewire
“A smart, engaging drama” - RogerEbert.com
“Sundown’s intensity burns like the sun” - The Wrap
“Genuinely chilling. It will leave you guessing and haunted.” - Film
“No two people can see the film the same way.” - Variety
“Surreal and dangerous.” - Awards Daily