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Night Train (1998)

Trains, romance, a mysterious past... Poole is an ex-con man whose cons have finally caught up with him. Unaware of his past, Alice joins him in a dramatic escape on the Orient Express.

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Michael Poole
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Alice Mooney
Pauline Flanagan ...
Mrs. Mooney
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Winnie
Peter Caffrey ...
Walter
Paul Roe ...
Blake
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Billy
Cathy White ...
Liz
Kevin McHugh ...
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Aaron Harris ...
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Alan Archbold ...
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Gerald Fitzmahony ...
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Daniel Reardon ...
Drunk Man
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A man released from jail, where he had served time for doctoring the books of a gangster, has to go into hiding from the gangster's men. He moves into a Dublin boarding house run by a woman and her timid daughter. The timid woman immediately takes a shine to the new boarder and to his train sets, which they each use as an escape from reality. However, her mother doesn't like their relationship and they both are chased by the gangsters. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Trains...Romance...A Mysterious Past...


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28 August 1998 (USA)  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)
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performances exceed the material
15 July 2001 | by (florida USA) – See all my reviews

Delighted to find this has been picked up by Lifetime Movies and will get the exposure it deserves. Sensitive performances and well-photographed travellogue plus an odd subplot make this a winner. Blethyn in particular is her usual talented self and somehow we even begin to see John Hurt as handsome thru her eyes--no small feat!


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