Tickets (2005)

 |  Comedy, Drama  |  25 March 2005 (Italy)
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A train travels across Italy toward Rome. On board is a professor who daydreams a conversation with a love that never was, a family of Albanian refugees who switch trains and steal a ticket... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Carlo Delle Piane ...
PR Lady
Silvana De Santis ...
Italian Lady
Filippo Trojano ...
Gary Maitland ...
Blerta Cahani ...
Klajdi Qorraj ...
Aishe Gjuriqi ...
Sanije Dedja ...
Kledi Salaj ...
Edmond Budina ...
Danilo Nigrelli ...
Man With Mobile
Carolina Benvenga ...


A train travels across Italy toward Rome. On board is a professor who daydreams a conversation with a love that never was, a family of Albanian refugees who switch trains and steal a ticket, three brash Scottish soccer fans en route to a match, and a complaining widow traveling to a memorial service for her late husband who's accompanied by a community-service volunteer who's assisting her. Interactions among these Europeans turn on class and nationalism, courtesy and rudeness, and opportunities for kindness. Written by <>

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25 March 2005 (Italy)  »

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The form of the text that the Italian pharmacologist is writing on his laptop is inconsistent between the close-up shots and the longer-distance ones: the laptop is a Windows machine, and the longer-distance show the Windows operating system, but the close-ups are of the modern Macintosh operating system. See more »


24 preludes op.28
Composed by Frédéric Chopin
Performed by Maurizio Pollini
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Feels like what it is-a long train journey without a book
14 December 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When I first started watching this movie I was looking for some kind of subtle metaphors but it soon dawned on me that this movie was indeed about people on a train. The interactions between people are like those you can see any day on the street and when in occasion there is a slightly more interesting situation the dialogue becomes stilted and boring. Its not that I don't get how this film is trying to portray the way people interact, it's just that in this film they are very boring. If you want to see and analyse these kinds of relationships you'd be best to actually go out and buy a train ticket and look at the people on the train with you. It is realistic but you wouldn't go to a movie to watch a film about you sitting there watching the movie.

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