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Track 29 (1988)

 -  Drama | Mystery  -  12 July 1988 (USA)
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A doctor's wife tires of his obsession with model trains, and spends her days wondering about the son she gave up for adoption at birth. While eating at a roadside cafe, she encounters a ... See full summary »

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Arlanda
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A doctor's wife tires of his obsession with model trains, and spends her days wondering about the son she gave up for adoption at birth. While eating at a roadside cafe, she encounters a British hitchhiker, who turns out to be her son. They spend time together trying to find a bond. The son begins to hate the husband, and the wife begins worrying about the safety of her husband and his train set. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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He Was Her Dream And Her Obsession. Her Son... And Her Lover

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Drama | Mystery

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12 July 1988 (USA)  »

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Afsporet  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$429,028 (USA)
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The young Linda is seen with posters of George Harrison (executive producer of the film) and David Bowie (star of Nicolas Roeg's hit The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)) on her bedroom wall. See more »

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Referenced in Mit Leib und Seele: Die liebestollen Girls (1990) See more »

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Chattanooga Choo Choo
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Performed by Rosemary Clooney
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Interesting but unsatisfying film.
20 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

Yet another indecipherable movie from director Roeg; it plays like a puzzle that is never solved. Definitely not uninteresting, because of the unique nature of the plot, but so muddled and inconsistent (for example, a seemingly imaginary character interacts with other people as if he really existed) that it's not likely to satisfy many viewers. One or two (intentionally) funny scenes help. Extremely offbeat performance by Gary Oldman. (**)


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