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Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)

Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train (original title)
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Friends of a recently deceased minor painter Jean-Baptiste take a train in Paris for Limoges, where he wished to be buried, and all the people on the train have their problems.

Director:

Patrice Chéreau

Writers:

Danièle Thompson (scenario), Patrice Chéreau (scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pascal Greggory ... François
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi ... Claire (as Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi)
Charles Berling ... Jean-Marie
Jean-Louis Trintignant ... Lucien Emmerich / Jean-Baptiste Emmerich
Bruno Todeschini ... Louis
Sylvain Jacques Sylvain Jacques ... Bruno
Vincent Perez ... Viviane
Roschdy Zem ... Thierry
Dominique Blanc ... Catherine
Delphine Schiltz Delphine Schiltz ... Elodie
Nathan Kogen Nathan Kogen ... Sami (as Nathan Cogan)
Marie Daëms Marie Daëms ... Lucie
Chantal Neuwirth Chantal Neuwirth ... Geneviève
Thierry de Peretti Thierry de Peretti ... Dominique
Olivier Gourmet ... Bernard
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Friends of a recently deceased minor painter Jean-Baptiste take a train in Paris for Limoges, where he wished to be buried, and all the people on the train have their problems. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 May 1998 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train See more »

Filming Locations:

Limoges, Haute-Vienne, France

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,804, 8 August 1999

Gross USA:

$63,651
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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one epiphany too many
12 April 1999 | by mwaSee all my reviews

One epiphany too many in this film, which had me and nearly every other filmgoer checking their watches repeatedly. No one was surprised by the graphic homosexual sex, nor the transvestite, nor the other pseudo-revelations we were forced to endure. Having recently seen THE CELEBRATION, I found Ceux...'s script boring and predictable, which forced its makers to resort to a cheezy soundtrack which made over-obvious comments on the THEMES and INNER STATES of the far-too-numerous-to-be-fully-developed characters, and, worse, to enervatingly jarring cinematography. The Danish pic carried out its more ambitious project with more flair and less pyrotechniques, and achieved pathos and fuller characterization. If this film hails the rebirth of le cinema francais, then don't be surprised if the land of degaulle is not in the forefront of european cinema in the vingt-et-unieme. Interestingly, could the big-family-reunion cycle in Europe be connected to the integraion of the continent, and deeply-held fears about the internal struggles/issues which remain unresolved? Can european cousins really get along?


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