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Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
"Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train" (original title)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  15 May 1998 (France)
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Friends of a recently deceased minor painter Jean-Baptiste take a train in Paris for Limoges, where he wished to be buried, and all the people on the train have their problems.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pascal Greggory ...
François
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Claire (as Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi)
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Jean-Marie
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Lucien Emmerich / Jean-Baptiste Emmerich
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Louis
Sylvain Jacques ...
Bruno
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Viviane
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Thierry
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Catherine
Delphine Schiltz ...
Elodie
Nathan Kogen ...
Sami (as Nathan Cogan)
Marie Daëms ...
Lucie
Chantal Neuwirth ...
Geneviève
Thierry de Peretti ...
Dominique
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Bernard
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Friends of a recently deceased minor painter Jean-Baptiste take a train in Paris for Limoges, where he wished to be buried, and all the people on the train have their problems. Written by Anonymous

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$7,804 (USA) (6 August 1999)

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$63,651 (USA) (10 September 1999)
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In the scene where Claire and Viviane are sitting at the table discussing Viviane's name, Claire's hands alternate between touching her face and resting on the table repeatedly between shots. See more »

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Full steam ahead

Twice as ambitious as an Altman ensemble yet half as accessible, this lurid drama from the French director of Queen Margot begins at full-speed-ahead and hardly slows down thereafter.

The film follows a disjointed, motley crew as they travel by train to the funeral of a condescending painter they all once loved. Director Chereau has enough faith in his ideas to incite scenes of tortuous incoherence, most in the first 20 minutes, but when the dust settles the film develops into a character-driven masterpiece in which every scene is the big one.

The ensemble is superb, especially Jean-Louis Trintignant as both the painter and his brother, and the Americanized-in-vain Vincent Perez, back in his homeland where he belongs as a sharp-tongued transsexual.


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