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Sunrise is a drama film released on September 23, 1927 and produced by Fox Film Coporation.  The film was directed by F. W. Murnau and was written by Carl Mayer and is based off a story written by Hermann. Sunrise was produced by William Fox, and starred Janet Gaynor, George O'Brien and Margaret Livingston.

Sunrise is about a married farmer who falls under thespell of a woman from the city, who is trying to convince him to break up with his wife.  After its release the film received 1 nomination, and celebrated 2 various wins and 3 Academy Awards in 1929 for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Cinematography and Best Picture.

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Genre: Classics, Drama, Romance
Release Date: September 23, 1927
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Screen Writer: Carl Meyer
Runtime: 95 minutes
Studio: 20th Century Fox
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