Two thugs from the Perth suburb of Midland catch the last train to Fremantle. When a young woman boards the train a few stops later, they begin talking and find out not everyone on the train is who they seem to be.

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The Tall Thug
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Trev
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Lisa
Glenn Hazeldine ...
Simon
Gillian Jones ...
Maureen
Lisa Hensley ...
Train Announcer (voice)
Reg Cribb ...
Man on Platform
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Two thugs from the Perth suburb of Midland catch the last train to Fremantle. When a young woman boards the train a few stops later, they begin talking and find out not everyone on the train is who they seem to be.

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There is a reason people avoid strangers on trains

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14 September 2006 (Australia)  »

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O Último Comboio Para Freo  »

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When preparing for the film, Steve Le Marquand and Gigi Edgley caught the train from Midland to get within 'the zone'. Upon entering the train they saw three Aboriginal girls beating one another. When they walked over to help, they where promptly told to 'F*** off.' See more »

Goofs

Karrakatta station is not known as "Karrakatta Cemeterary". Nor are the gravestones as large and as close to the railway station as shown. See more »

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Train Announcer: Next stop, West Midland.
Trev: Notice the way she emphasizes 'West Midland', makes it sound quiet, what's the word, personal. Cause we already know we're in Midland, but she lets us know we're on the westside of Midland. Makes you feel, like, it's ok, we're all in this together folks.
The Tall Thug: This is gonna be a long trip.
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Largo
from "Serse"
Written by George Frideric Handel (as Georg Friedrich Händel)
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great little film
7 January 2007 | by (Bath, England) – See all my reviews

I saw this film the other day on a Qantas flight back to London from Sydney. If anyone has ever done the flight then you'll know how tedious it is, but I decided to explore some of the more obscure films that were provided and was rewarded with this little gem. Featuring only five characters and very little action, it manages to keep you hooked through great dialogue and interesting characters which are well acted. In fact, it is reminiscent of a Harold Pinter or Samuel Beckett play, bearing more than a few resemblances to "Waiting For Godot" and the like. It creates tension and keeps you guessing throughout through character development and conversation, rather than showy special effects and cheap thrills. At times it drags, but this is a minor flaw and overall it's well worth checking out, proving that there's more to Australian media than Neighbours and Home And Away. Good stuff


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