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La femme et le TGV (2016)

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A touching story between a lonely woman and a TGV train driver.


Timo von Gunten
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »



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Credited cast:
Jane Birkin ... Elise
Julie Dray ... Dance Teacher
Viola von Scarpatetti ... Dustlady
Gilles Tschudi ... Bruno
Manuela Biedermann ... Charlotte
Lucien Guignard ... Jacques
Mathieu Bisson Mathieu Bisson ... Pierre
Dorin Dragos Dorin Dragos ... Peddler
Nicolas Heini Nicolas Heini ... Brunos Son


A touching story between a lonely woman and a TGV train driver.

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Eine berührende Geschichte zwischen einer einsamen Frau und einem TGV-Lokführer. See more »



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Release Date:

18 June 2017 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

The Railroad Lady See more »

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When you see the train coming, it's on the right track. Passing the house it's on the left track. Disappearing in the distance it's again on the right track. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the end credits are brief shots of the real Bruno, his passing TGV, and the real Eloise waving and showing a rolled up letter. See more »


Featured in The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2017: Live Action (2017) See more »

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The Railroad Lady
6 August 2018 | by anisen-undefinedSee all my reviews

It is such a delight of a film! Only the French can make such heart-warming odd romances. I'd say it's one of the best Live Action Shorts, in the romantic genre, that I have seen.

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