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Sunset Stories

Sunset Stories

Directed by Ernesto Foronda, Silas Howard

Narrative / USA / 2012 / Narrative / 90 mins / English / Color / HDCAM* / San Francisco Premiere


Two ex-lovers reluctantly reunite to retrieve a lost container of invaluable goods in this electric ramble across Los Angeles, starring Monique Gabriela Curnen (Finishing the Game; The Dark Knight) and Sung Kang (Fast and Furious; The Motel). Back in her hometown to transport a cooler of life-saving human tissue, the perfectionist nurse May (Curnen) hopes to avoid any of her former friends. Such carefully laid plans are disrupted when she runs into her jilted ex-lover, the laid-back rocker JP (Kang), whose sudden appearance makes her lose her cool—and her cooler. With less than twenty-four hours to spare, the two team up to track down the container, encountering along the way a long-suffering transgender nightclub performer, a butch motorcycle mechanic and far more. Surprise cameos and familiar faces (including Michelle Krusiec and Mousa Kraish) make up this star-studded cast, led with aplomb by Curnen and Kang. Executive-produced by Justin Lin (Fast and Furious), Sunset Stories is the first feature film from the infamous internet collective You Offend Me You Offend My Family. In a twist on a fairytale ending, this story about “losing baggage” reminds us that we don’t always have to find love in order to find ourselves.

Co-presented by: Frameline, Gay Asian Pacific Alliance, YOMYOMF


Executive Producer: Justin Lin
Producer: Tatiana Kelly, Valerie Stadler
Cinematographer: PJ Raval
Writer: Ernesto Foronda, Valerie Stadler
Editor: Greg D'Auria, Cindy Thoennessen
Sound: Adam Douglass
Music: Timo Chen, Sheri Ozeki
Cast: Monique Gabriela Curnen, Sung Kang, Michelle Krusiec, Mousa Kraish

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Sunset Stories

Pacific Film Archive Theater
March 15, 2013 9:10 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Sunset Stories

Castro Theater
March 17, 2013 9:45 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets