When an overnight express train is detoured through his bedroom, young Charlie Foster takes matters into his own hands to get a good night's sleep.



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Cast overview:
Ryan Cox ...
Charlie Foster
Michael K. Simmons
Jacqueline Christy ...
Julia Foster
Larry Collins ...
City Planner
Jason Kraid ...
Train Conductor (as Jayson Krajd)
Dennis Storer ...
Narrator (voice)


Created out of a desire to see more worthwhile films made for young audiences, "The Midnight Express" is a modern-day fairy tale with a story that appeals to children of all ages. Shot on 16m black and white film and cut together by hand, the film is crafted to offer its viewers a round-trip ticket from a young boy's bedroom to a world of fantasy. Encouraging audiences to look for the magic in their own lives, "The Midnight Express" will remind you that childhood is as much a ride as it is a journey. Telling the story of young Charlie Foster and the overnight express train rerouted through his bedroom, "The Midnight Express" shows the lengths a six year old boy will go to in order to get a good night's sleep. When his parents won't believe him and the City Planner insists a train hasn't gone through his bedroom for years, Charlie takes matters into his own hands to derail the train conductor's plans once and for all. Using a style all its own, "The Midnight Express" illustrates that ... Written by Anonymous

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Family | Short | Fantasy





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26 October 2002 (USA)  »

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