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Track 29 (1988)

R | | Drama, Mystery | 12 July 1988 (USA)
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A doctor's wife tires of his obsession with model trains, and spends her days wondering about the son she gave up for adoption at birth. While eating at a roadside café, she encounters a ... See full summary »

Director:

Nicolas Roeg

Writer:

Dennis Potter
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Theresa Russell ... Linda Henry
Gary Oldman ... Martin
Christopher Lloyd ... Henry Henry
Colleen Camp ... Arlanda
Sandra Bernhard ... Nurse Stein
Seymour Cassel ... Dr. Bernard Fairmont
Leon Rippy ... Trucker
Vance Colvig Jr. Vance Colvig Jr. ... Mr. Ennis (as Vance Colvig)
Kathryn Tomlinson Kathryn Tomlinson ... Receptionist
Elijah Christopher Perry Elijah Christopher Perry ... Redneck (as Jerry Rushing)
Tommy Hull Tommy Hull ... Counterman
J. Michael Hunter J. Michael Hunter ... Waiter
Richard K. Olsen ... Delegate
Ted Barrow Ted Barrow ... Old Man
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Storyline

A doctor's wife tires of his obsession with model trains, and spends her days wondering about the son she gave up for adoption at birth. While eating at a roadside café, she encounters a British hitchhiker, who turns out to be her son. They spend time together trying to find a bond. The son begins to hate the husband, and the wife begins worrying about the safety of her husband and his train set. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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He Was Her Dream And Her Obsession. Her Son... And Her Lover

Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

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Details

Official Sites:

Handamde Films Website

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 July 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Track 29 - Ein gefährliches Spiel See more »

Filming Locations:

Wilmington, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$429,028
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Company Credits

Production Co:

HandMade Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

One of seven films that Theresa Russell made with Director Nicolas Roeg. The others being Eureka (1983), Cold Heaven (1991), Hotel Paradise (1995), Bad Timing (1980), Insignificance (1985), and the "Un ballo in maschera" segment of Aria (1987). See more »

Quotes

Henry Henry: If there's one thing I've learned in this world, it's that women and trains don't mix!
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Soundtracks

When the Red Red Robin Comes Bob Bob Bobbin' Along
Words and Music by Harry M. Woods (as Harry Woods)
© 1925 Bourne Company
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Gary Oldman- star of the show!
8 December 2003 | by Bon_Jovi_chickSee all my reviews

I only rented out the film last night and Ive watched it three times since. Such an interesting little film and it leaves tons of questions. Its thought provoking on whether some scenes are real or some are part of Lindas (Theresa Russell) insanity.

I wasnt too keen on watching Theresa Russell or Christopher Lloyd on screen (the spanking scene was incredibly disturbing) but Gary Oldman somehow saves the film which makes it at least watchable. He was loveable all the way through as Martin.

If you love Gary Oldman, watch this. If you dont, then youll be disappointed.

4/5


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