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Romance on the Orient Express (1985)

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 4 March 1985
Lily, an American travelling on the famous Orient Express train from Venice, Italy to Paris, France, suddenly runs into her former lover, Alex, who met and had a tender romance ten years ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cheryl Ladd ... Lily Parker
Stuart Wilson ... Alex Woodward
John Gielgud ... Theodore Woodward
Ruby Wax ... Susan Lawson
Danielle Tylke Danielle Tylke ... Alexandra, 'Lexa'
Julian Sands ... Sandy
Betsy Brantley Betsy Brantley ... Stacey
Renée Asherson ... Beatrice
Ralph Michael Ralph Michael ... Harry
Barry Stokes ... Flavio
Alan Downer Alan Downer ... Cabin Steward
Olivier Pierre Olivier Pierre ... Bicycle Shop Owner
Tim Brown Tim Brown ... Station Receptionist
Thomasine Heiner Thomasine Heiner ... Powder Room Lady
Andrew Lawler Andrew Lawler ... Hotel Clerk
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Lily, an American travelling on the famous Orient Express train from Venice, Italy to Paris, France, suddenly runs into her former lover, Alex, who met and had a tender romance ten years earlier while vacationing in France, which ended abruptly when he walked out on her without saying a word. Now Alex tries to make up for lost time with Lily while she digs into his past to find out what haunting secrets that he has which led to their abrupt break-up.

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Drama | Romance

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TV-PG
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Coup de foudre dans l'Orient Express See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Cheryl Ladd expressed her delight in working on this movie because, due to its time span of ten years, it allowed her to play two different characters, being her young naive self, and her older mature self. See more »

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Written by Jim Croce
Performed by Jim Croce
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Excellent movie for romantic fools!
21 August 1999 | by Sunny-22See all my reviews

Call me a romantic fool. But when I first did see this movie I cried. Years later there was this re-run on tv so I taped it. Now I could see this wonderful movie whenever I wanted. And now I am 29 I still cry seeing Romance On The Orient express. Wanna know why? Everything is excellent in this movie: the actors, the setting and of course the story. Its about a boy and girl who fall in love in France and they love each other so much they never will part. But of course they do and when they meet up ten years later you can feel the sorrow and the pain of ten lost years. Like I said, I am a romatic fool and now I am in love for 14 months I probably gonna see this movie with my girlfriend soon. So we can say we never will part. And if we do, we meet up in Paris ten years from now. Like the characters in this film


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