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Night Train (1988)

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A romantic drama by first time director John Lynch, Night Train follows a man who has just been released from prison, with a passion for electric trains and the Orient Express. In his attempts at starting a new life, the ex-prisoner finds refuge in the house of a possessive old lady. Things begin to get complicated when he falls for the lady's daughter and he faces the ultimate question of catching the night train or taking charge of his life like an adult. John Hurt delivers an excellent performance in the role of the ex-prisoner, Poole.
Rating:
PG
Genre:
Drama
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Studio:
J&M Entertainment

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Cast

John Hurt
as Michael Poole
Brenda Blethyn
as Alice Mooney
Pauline Flanagan
as Mrs. Mooney
Peter Caffrey
as Walter
Paul Roe
as Blake
Kevin McHugh
as Detective Cassidy
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A mostly good-hearted mix of lonely-hearts romance and Graham Greene-style soul-searching, Irish playwright John Lynch's "Night Train" eventually jumps the tracks, derailed by jarring tone shifts and homestretch absurdities.

Lee Mayo
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