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Night Train (I) (1998)

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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 ...
Detective Cassidy
Aaron Harris ...
Sgt. Charlie
Alan Archbold ...
Abattior Man
Gerald Fitzmahony ...
Delivery Man
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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Sweet and comfortable
14 April 2002 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

Very low-key tale with a wonderful performance by John Hurt in particular. Also a movie worth watching for model train-buffs as Hurt's character has one of the most beautiful train sets ever seen on film!

Shot on location in Leeds NIGHT TRAIN also confirmed something I've suspected for quite some time: all British cities really DO look the same!


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