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The Lady Vanishes (2013)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  18 August 2013 (USA)
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While traveling by train, a young socialite is befriended by a charming yet enigmatic older woman; however, when the woman disappears, the other passengers deny she ever existed.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Aitken ...
Charlie
Paolo Antonio ...
Border Guard
Beatrix Biro ...
Nurse
Marta Bolfan ...
Blonde Woman (as Marta Bolfan Ugljen)
Selina Cadell ...
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The Doctor
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Vilmos Cservenák ...
Ticket Master
Zsuzsa David ...
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Odette
Balázs Galkó ...
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Freddie
István Gyurity ...
Father in Carriage
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The Baroness
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Mrs. Todhunter / Laura Parmiter
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Returning home from the Balkans in the 1930s Iris Carr boards a train with fellow Brits the elderly Floodporter sisters,brusque vicar Barnes and his fretful wife and a reticent couple who are plainly having an affair. After a blow on the head Iris is befriended by brisk Miss Froy,former governess to a family headed by a chilly baroness travelling with her poorly sister and medical staff. When Miss Froy disappears everybody denies ever seeing her,claiming Iris is hallucinating after the knock to the head. Only language student Max Hare is sympathetic and even he has his doubts when a German woman is produced and passed off as the missing lady. Max even unwittingly becomes part of the plot to dissuade Iris from her search for the truth but is eventually swayed by her persistence and helps her solve the mystery of her friend's disappearance. Written by don @ minifie-1

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If you look carefully, there are red letters in some of the crew's names. In order, they spell out "The Wheel Spins," the novel by Ethel Lena White on which this movie is based. See more »

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Plodding Sunday night fare
17 March 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Based on the 1938 Hitchcock thriller of the same name (which I haven't seen), this looked like rather a good whodunnit. The cast if full of young up-comers and old stalwarts, many of whom seem to be doing the rounds in British TV at the moment.

The premise: a beautiful young socialite, Iris Carr, is making her way back to England by train after a Balkans holiday and finds herself befriended by a kind older lady who calls herself Mrs Froy. Disorientated by a fall at the station earlier, Iris drifts off to sleep, only to find on awakening that Mrs Froy has disappeared and nobody else seems to have seen her - in fact they don't believe she existed in the first place. Of course there are only two possible outcomes: the woman isn't real and Iris is barking mad, or she has genuinely disappeared and there's some sort of conspiracy going on.

Unfortunately the final hour dedicated to resolving the mystery is slow-paced, boring and ultimately all a bit predictable. Apart from Sandy McDade and Tuppence Middleton, all the other characters are stereotypes who get to do very little with their screen time. Middleton is superb, tackling Iris's transition from petulant snobbery to concern and brave determination with aplomb, but the plodding script can't keep up with her enthusiasm. It's definitely a Sunday afternoon movie, and one you can watch with Grandma - just don't expect edge-of-your-seat thrills.


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