23 Minutes to Sunrise

Synopsis: They say the darkest hour is just before dawn, and at the Sunrise diner it's very late indeed. Four couples find themselves at an out-of-the-way 24-hour diner, but they are not all that they seem. Intertwined throughout the night are a middle age couple who are at a crisis in their lives, a cook who thinks he is finally finding his way forward, a waitress in a bad relationship and a young punk and his girlfriend who think this is the last stop before the new world of imagined ease. But the strangest of all are the dark stranger and young girl who don't seem to be part of this world. A film about dreams gone bad, missed opportunities, love, fear and death.
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Director(s): Jay Kanzler
  1 win.
79 min

Be right back.

Thank you. Have a good day.

Will that be all for you?

And I'll take a couple of those scratchers.

You feeling lucky'?

Who me'!

Well, you're buying scratchers.

You must be feeling lucky.

Just keep it.

Who knows man.

Who knows.

Well you don't look so lucky.

Something happened in there.

Fucking Pig-

Don'! worry


For the longest time,

I struggled with believing in God.

Than I realized that...

I didn't even know

what that meant.

Believing in God.

It's just...

when you've seen all the suffering that goes on

in this world. When you, when you see it up close...

it's easy to think that it's all really just one big lottery.

And when it's your time to die...

you're just gone.

- Gone'! Gone where?


No where.


Let me take those.

# You should know better by now #

Just coffee for now. Thanks.

Do you have any real cream?

Sure, I can get you some.

Oh, sorry.

No smoking Mister.

But that's just for tourists.

Ain't it?

You haven'! changed a bit.

No I haven't.

No I haven't.

Hey, Eddie.

That guy at table seven

is gonna be a problem.

I don't like him.

Steer clear of that guy.


I know I'd seen him before.

But you know how it is.

You've been lots of places

you've seen lots of people.

And now there's some guy

you know you've seen...

and you can't remember where.

And it's not the place

it's supposed to be.

But there they are.

So I got plenty of time but, uh...

What do ya wanna talk about'?

You don't need me.

Well, that's not really the point.

I don't need anyone.

That's right. You don't need anyone.

So you certainly don't need me.

I was only seventeen.

Why are you being such a whiner?

Got what you wanted.

I didn't know any better.

You begged me for it.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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