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Man on the Train ()

L'homme du train (original title)
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A bank robber arrives to do a job in a small French town and strikes up a friendship with a retired poetry teacher.

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Monsieur Manesquier
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Milan
Jean-François Stévenin ...
Luigi
Charlie Nelson ...
Max
Pascal Parmentier ...
Sadko
Isabelle Petit-Jacques ...
Viviane
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La soeur de Manesquier
Maurice Chevit ...
Le coiffeur
Riton Liebman ...
Le costaud
Olivier Fauron ...
Le collégien
Véronique Kapoyan ...
Le boulngère
Elsa Duclot ...
La serveuse
Armand Chagot ...
Le jardinier
Michel Laforest ...
Le pharmacien
Alain Guellaff ...
Le chirugien
Hélène Chambon ...
L'infirmière radio
Sophie Durand ...
L'infirmière bloc
Jean-Louis Vey ...
Verlin
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Le copain de costaud
Jean-Jacques Cornillon ...
Le directeur banque

Directed by

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Patrice Leconte

Written by

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Claude Klotz ... ()

Produced by

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Christophe Audeguis ... executive producer
Philippe Carcassonne ... producer
Carl Clifton ... co-producer
Stuart Hatwell ... associate producer

Music by

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Pascal Estève

Cinematography by

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Jean-Marie Dreujou

Film Editing by

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Joëlle Hache

Editorial Department

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Nathalie Amsellem ... assistant editor
Fanchon Brulé ... assistant editor
Richard Deusy ... digital color grader: Scan Lab
Christian Dutac ... color timer
Emmanuelle Mimran ... assistant editor
Sylvie Van der Vorm ... assistant editor

Production Design by

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Ivan Maussion

Costume Design by

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Annie Périer

Makeup Department

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Isabelle de Araujo ... makeup artist
Agathe Dupuis ... hair stylist
Fulvio Pozzobon ... hair stylist

Production Management

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Stephan Arnoux ... unit manager
Cyrille Bragnier ... unit manager
Brigitte Faure ... production manager
Benjamin Hess ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Olivier Coutard ... first assistant director
Dominique Gerbi ... trainee assistant director
Anne Gilles ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Alain Bergé ... head painter
Jacques Kazandian ... head carpenter (as Jacques Kazandjian)
Pierre Mery ... construction grip
Michel Méry ... construction grip
Nicolas Raffy ... property master

Sound Department

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Annabel Acquaviva ... assistant sound
Hervé Bénard ... sound recordist (as Hervé Benard)
Pascal Chauvin ... sound effects editor
Emmanuel Croset ... sound re-recording mixer assistant
Nicolas d'Halluin ... sound recordist
Isabelle Filippi ... assistant post-synchronization
Michel Filippi ... adr supervisor
Jean Goudier ... sound
Eric Grattepain ... foley artist
Katrina Heaulme ... post-synchronization engineer
Dominique Hennequin ... sound
Paul Lainé ... sound
Jean-Louis Lebras ... sound assistant
Alexis Leverve ... sound recordist
Gilles Missir ... foley recordist
Michel Monier ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Jérôme Robinet ... sound designer
Hervé Roux ... sound consultant: DTS

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Stephane Bidault ... digital effects supervisor
Pierre Blain ... Inferno artist
Christophe Chanvin ... artistic director
Brice Halary ... scanning: Scan Lab
Jean-Baptiste Le Guen ... shoot supervisor: Scan Lab
Eric Martin ... visual effects supervisor: Scan Lab
Matthias Weber ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Rémi Canaple ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Daniel Angeli ... still photographer
Philippe Billon ... electrician
Catherine Cabrol ... still photographer
Renaud Chassaing ... first assistant camera
Guillaume Dreujou ... second assistant camera
Patrick Gasché ... electrician (as Patrick Gasche)
Patrice Leconte ... camera operator
Jérôme Pezzini ... grip
Jean-Claude Reux ... gaffer
Denis Scozzesi ... key grip
Gilbert Seybald ... electrician
Paul Triboulet ... grip

Casting Department

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Geneviève Acien ... extras casting
Catherine Deserbais ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Charlotte Betaillole ... costumer
Laetitia Bouix ... assistant costume designer

Location Management

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Emmanuel Roussille ... location manager

Music Department

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Pascal Estève ... orchestrator
Didier Lizé ... music engineer / music mixer
Bernard Wystraete ... conductor

Other crew

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Tony Arnoux ... press attache
Daniel Bauer ... armorer
Sandrine Boulet ... production assistant
Jean Brun ... administrator
Pierre Cadeac ... animal trainer
Mathias Duhayer ... production assistant
Martine Etchegaray ... production secretary
Cécile Navarro ... production secretary
Maggie Perlado ... script supervisor
André-Paul Ricci ... press attache
Djamel Sadelli ... groupman
Lucie Truffaut ... trainee script supervisor

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Plot Summary

A teacher and a gangster meet by chance in a small town pharmacy. As a friendship of sorts develops between these opposite personalities, each starts to envy the other and by the week's end, everything will change for both of them. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Taglines A poet. A thief. Two strangers with nothing in common are about to trade their lives for a chance to cheat their destinies. See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Man on the Train (United Kingdom)
  • Das zweite Leben des Monsieur Manesquier (Germany)
  • Ressha ni notta otoko (Japan)
  • Man on the Train (United States)
  • Man on the Train (World-wide, English title)
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Runtime
  • 90 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend France $659,820, 04 Oct 2002

Did You Know?

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Trivia Jean Rochefort died in October 2017. Two months later, Johnny Hallyday died. See more »
Movie Connections Remade as Man on the Train (2011). See more »
Quotes Milan: One guy can't take two on, except in the movies.
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