Track 29 (1988)




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A dissatisfied woman encounters a mysterious stranger who may be her long-lost son in this peculiar, darkly comic drama. Theresa Russell plays the deeply disappointed Linda Henry, who feels stifled by a strained marriage to Dr. Henry Henry (Christopher Lloyd), who pays more attention to his model railroads than to his wife. Desperate for diversion, she is captivated when Martin (Gary Oldman) arrives, claiming to be the child she gave up for adoption after a teenage pregnancy. She immediately … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language)
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Dennis Potter
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On DVD: Feb 21, 2012
Cannon Home Video

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as Linda Henry

as Nurse Stein

as Henry Henry

as Arlanda

as Dr. Bernard Fairmont

as Trucker

as Mr. Ennis

as Receptionist

as Counterman

as Old Man
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Critic Reviews for Track 29

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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Audience Reviews for Track 29


"Choo, choo, CHOO!"

Crazy! Incest, spanking, model trains. This film disturbs me. Is he her son? Is he her lover? Is she insane? Or is there an alternate dimension? God knows, but this is a crazy, surreal trip and I certainly didn't find it as bad as it's made out to be.

Emily B.

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Actually a companion piece to Brimstone and Treacle.

Anthony Valletta

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