Night Train to Lisbon
- Germany / Switzerland / Portugal
- 1h 51min
- Directed by: Bille August
- Cast: Jeremy Irons, Mélanie Laurent, Jack Huston
- UK release: 24 October 2014
Raimund (Irons) is a lonely lecturer travelling to Lisbon to track down a girl he persuaded not to commit suicide, in the course of which he interviews various people. August's latest film is an unfashionable, historically aware melodrama with a deliberately unglamorous central performance, and despite strange casting choices it at least reasserts its director's ability.
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Reviews & features
Night Train to Lisbon21 Oct 2014
Sporadically successful melodrama from Bille August starring Jeremy Irons
The once lauded director Bille August has been a sporadic presence of late; the director of Oscar-winner Pelle the Conqueror has kept a low profile since the failure of his 90s English-language literary adaptations The House of the Spirits and Smilla's…
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