A train on the Buenos Aires subway system suddenly vanishes.
Reviews
7 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Moebius (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A father driven into desire, a son coveting that of his father's, and the sorrowful maternity that hovers them into tragedy.

Director: Ki-duk Kim
Stars: Jae-hyeon Jo, Yeong-ju Seo, Eun-woo Lee
La Antena (2007)
Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

This near-silent black and white film from Argentina tells the story of a city that has lost its voice, stolen by Mr. TV, and the attempts of a small family to win the voice back. Similar in design to early German expressionist films.

Director: Esteban Sapir
Stars: Alejandro Urdapilleta, Valeria Bertuccelli, Julieta Cardinali
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro
Stars: Héctor Alterio, Cecilia Roth, Leonardo Sbaraglia
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A patient in a mental hospital claims to be an extraterrestial. Could he be right?

Director: Eliseo Subiela
Stars: Lorenzo Quinteros, Hugo Soto, Inés Vernengo
The Aura (2005)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A deluded taxidermist plans the perfect crime.

Director: Fabián Bielinsky
Stars: Ricardo Darín, Manuel Rodal, Dolores Fonzi
Garage Olimpo (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In the 70's, eighteen year-old Maria Fabiani lives with her French mother Diane in an old house in Buenos Aires, subletting rooms and giving classes to illiterate adults in the slums. One ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Bechis
Stars: Antonella Costa, Carlos Echevarría, Enrique Piñeyro
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In France, before WWI. As every Sunday, an old painter living in the country is visited by his son Gonzague, coming with his wife and his three children. Then his daugther Irene arrives. ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Stars: Louis Ducreux, Michel Aumont, Sabine Azéma
Invasion (1969)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A group of men led by an old man trying to stop an invasion of the city of Aquileia. The invaders are introducing a machinery for a mass invasion, but the invasion is absolute and impossible to define.

Director: Hugo Santiago
Stars: Olga Zubarry, Lautaro Murúa, Juan Carlos Paz
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A couple of friends work for a taxi driver to rob his passengers, but they feel like they're getting ripped off. They decide to plan their own robberies, but they are amateurs and things ... See full summary »

Directors: Adrián Caetano, Bruno Stagnaro
Stars: Héctor Anglada, Jorge Sesán, Pamela Jordán
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

This films tells the true story of seven teenagers who agitated for reduced student bus fares under two different regimes in Argentina, with tragic results. At first succeeding under the ... See full summary »

Director: Héctor Olivera
Stars: Alejo García Pintos, Vita Escardó, Pablo Novak
Greedy Guts (2000)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

When a childless couple learn that they cannot have children, it causes great distress. To ease his wife's pain, the man finds a piece of root in the backyard and chops it and varnishes it into the shape of a child. However the woman takes the root as her baby and starts to pretend that it is real. When the root takes life they seem to have gained a child; but its appetite is much greater than a ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer
Stars: Veronika Zilková, Jan Hartl, Jaroslava Kretschmerová
Moebius 17 (2005)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Jo Preußler
Stars: Johannes Benecke, Diana Eickworth, Arno Funke
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Guillermo Angelelli ...
Daniel Pratt
Roberto Carnaghi ...
Marcos Blasi
Annabella Levy ...
Abril (as Anabella Levy)
Jorge Petraglia ...
Mistein
Miguel Ángel Paludi ...
Aguirre
Fernando Llosa ...
Nazar
Martín Adjemián ...
Canotti
Daniel Di Biase ...
Kenn (as Daniel Dibiase)
Jean Pierre Reguerraz ...
Deckes
Martín Pavlovsky ...
Conductor 101
Felipe Méndez ...
Jefe de Trasbordos
Fernando Cia ...
Figas
Osvaldo Santoro ...
Vega
Horacio Roca ...
Edmundo
Nora Zinski ...
Profesora (as Nora Zinsky)
Edit

Storyline

Recent stories, fears and oblivion seen through a metaphor. A 30-passenger convoy vanishes in the closed circuit of the Buenos Aires underground system. Research will be initiated towards finding the cause of this dematerialization. A young topologist (surfaces mathematician) leads the investigation based on some lost maps and technical data sheets. He cannot find the whereabouts of the old scientist who designed the intricate weft of the subway web, until the unexpected aid from a young girl will ease the obtention of the first clues. Everyting seems to be futile, but a random event that will risk his life gets him into an impossible train, were he will face up the amazing final revelation. Written by Yokosuna

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 October 1996 (Argentina)  »

Also Known As:

A Moebius-metró  »

Box Office

Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(2.0)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In 2014, the San Jose station was painted with scenes from this movie. See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits, Nora Zinski is shown as Nora Zinski. Her name is correct in the closing credit cast list. See more »

Connections

Remade as Moebius 17 (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Changing trains, changing plains
14 July 2008 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I know I enjoyed this when it first came out, but I had entirely forgotten how well-made it is. In the screenwriter's own words, "Moebius" is the perfect machine. The light! The colors! The tracking shots! The sound design! The director general's giant glass-topped table! Combined with the bold proposition of an architect chasing a wayward train lost in the underground maze that is the subway system of Buenos Aires, the director's attention to detail makes for a holistically surreal experience. One guy who's sure to give you the creeps is the ancient, wailing lift boy taking our hero, Daniel Pratt, down to the university basement. Needless to say, the basement doubles as a subway station. On a forgotten line. Heading nowhere. As Pratt says, it's a strange game. Now Annabel Levy, in the part of his preteen sidekick Abril, I wonder what she's up to these days. It seems she hasn't made a movie since. Chances are she disappeared from the set, never to be met with again. What a shame.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
on video or dvd? bjb15
A que le temes, Pratt? for_the_trees
I have it on tape fissi2001
original short story uncredited and other disappointments loo242
MOEBIUS on eBAY flir-1
help needed Ged-12
Discuss Moebius (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?