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Train of Life (1998)  link to Train of Life on IMDb  

Number: 148

cover Train of Life

IMDb Rating:
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7.7/10 (7385 votes)

Country: French, 103 minutes

Spoken Languages: French

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, War

Director(s): Radu Mihaileanu

Cast: Rufus (as Mordechai), Michel Muller (as Yossi), Johan Leysen (as Schmecht), Marie-José Nat (as Sura), Gad Elmaleh (as Manzatou)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: Central Europe, WWII. The village fool of a small Jewish community warns the townsfolk that the Nazis are coming, and advises them to build a fake deportation train to cross the Russian border and get to Palestine. Some Jews are dressed up with German uniforms, and soon they start getting strange ideas about how it feels to be a Nazi; others are infected with the fast-spreading germ of communism. Meanwhile, the Russian border gets closer and closer...

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Apr 26, 2017