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

You knew how it was going to tum out.

Oh, baby.

Come on.

On, Christ.

Check it out baby.

Got our winning tickets right here.

Come on.



It's alright.

That's why I grabbed two.

I talk too much.


I talk too much.

I think you don't talk enough.

Well that's my opinion.

I can have an opinion.

Yeah, but what if your opinion is wrong? And then you

go and change your life based off a wrong opinion.

And then you just make everything worse

You know something?

I think that's one

of your biggest problems.

You have bad opinions.

You know I'm sorry I brought it up

Proves my point.

I talk too much.



I'm not a loser.

Baby, get back in the car.

Come on.

I'm not a loser.

Baby get back in the car. Please.

I'm not a loser.

I'm not a loser.

Look at me.

It's ok.

Baby I'm fine.

I'm fine.

Some people are afraid of death.

Sometimes, I think waking up

alive seems worse.

Whatcha doin?


'Bout what?

Writing something

for my English class.


And you hope this will

lead you to what kind of job?

See, that's the thing.

I'm not searching for a job.

I already got one of those.

...searching for a life.


What does that mean?

What does that mean?

- What's that mean?

What does that mean...

it means that if this is all I thought there was to life...

think I'd rather just put

a gun to my head right now.

So... no life is better than this life.

No. No, maybe not for everybody,

but I can't speak for everybody.

I can only speak for myself.

That's kinda sad, Eddie.

I never want to die.


What I need you to do is tell me

the marriage is over.

What'! Honey, I can't say that.

I don't know what's going to happen.

Why don't you just be honest and

say you don't love me anymore?

I do love you!

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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