The Sunset Limited

The Sunset Limited

"Nothing is ever black or white."
  • TV-MA
  • 2011
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 7.4  (28,381)

The Sunset Limited is a drama film that was released in 2011. The film’s subject matter is two neighbors who live together in an apartment. The Jewish white character attempts suicide while living with his newish black roommate. They then enter into a very lengthy conversation about if the Jewish roommate should commit suicide, and why the black character feels that he shouldn’t. The film is notable in that it is a single set film that features almost entirely dialog. The subject matter of different cultural beliefs about suicide, and how that may affect two attached persons who do not know each other very well is also very notable. The two characters end up resolving the debate in manner that transcends their cultural differences, and brings into the question of what is man’s true destiny. The Sunset Limited in that it was both written and directed by acclaimed director Cormac McCarthy. The white Jewish roommate is played by Tommy Lee Jones. The black roommate is played by Samuel L. Jackson.

The Sunset Limited
The Sunset Limited
The Sunset Limited

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The Sunset Limited is a drama film that was released in 2011. The film’s subject matter is two neighbors who live together in an apartment. The Jewish white character attempts suicide while living with his newish black roommate. They then enter into a very lengthy conversation about if the Jewish roommate should commit suicide, and why the black character feels that he shouldn’t. The film is notable in that it is a single set film that features almost entirely dialog. The subject matter of different cultural beliefs about suicide, and how that may affect two attached persons who do not know each other very well is also very notable. The two characters end up resolving the debate in manner that transcends their cultural differences, and brings into the question of what is man’s true destiny.

The Sunset Limited in that it was both written and directed by acclaimed director Cormac McCarthy. The white Jewish roommate is played by Tommy Lee Jones. The black roommate is played by Samuel L. Jackson.

The Sunset Limited is a 2011 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4.

The Sunset Limited is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, HBO Max, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Sunset Limited for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2011
  • MPAA Rating
    TV-MA
  • Runtime
    1 hr 31 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (28,381)