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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 »

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Trucker
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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 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

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Drama | Mystery

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Track 29 - Ein gefährliches Spiel  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$429,028
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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 »

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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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Oldman shines
10 October 1998 | by See all my reviews

Nowhere else is Roeg's filmmaking as elemental and visceral as it is in Track. Black comedy is an inadequate label, for certain. "Models" and their uses and abuses are examined in the film. It is almost as gut wrenching to watch Christopher Llyod being spanked by Sandra Bernhardt as it is to watch Ricky and his mother in <Better Off Dead>. Oldman lends his untamed (yet not quite perfected) style to a film that would be richly sleek even without him.


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