BBC2 Playhouse: Season 7, Episode 1

Caught on a Train (31 Oct. 1980)

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Peter boards a train to attend an important business meeting across Europe. His train trip is made more complicated by two women also assigned to his train compartment. One is an ... See full summary »

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Frau Messner
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Peter
Wendy Raebeck ...
Lorraine
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Preston
Ingo Mogendorf ...
Kellner
Louis Sheldon ...
Dietrich
Michael Kingsbury ...
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Christopher Frederick ...
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Ken Shaw ...
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Terry Gurry ...
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Baron Casanov ...
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Martin Phillips ...
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Richard Merson ...
Porter
Lex van Delden ...
Waiter
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Peter boards a train to attend an important business meeting across Europe. His train trip is made more complicated by two women also assigned to his train compartment. One is an independent American whom Peter finds attractive. The other is Frau Messner - an extremely particular and demanding older European woman. Between the two of them, they try different aspects of Peter's patience... Written by Anonymous

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Perhaps the best TV-film I've ever seen!
8 September 2003 | by (China) – See all my reviews

I can't remember exactly when did I see the drama, maybe when I was in junior high school or so. To tell the truth, I was too young to understand the plot and it's meanings at the time, but, I was moved indeed! And I remembered the name "Caught on the train" when the movie was over. Since then I tried many times to find out more about it, it's incredible that I could remember a moive's name for so long, I never did so with other movies!!!


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