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Genres: Thriller , War , Action
Actors: Burt Lancaster , Paul Scofield , Jeanne Moreau , Suzanne Flon , Michel Simon , Wolfgang Preiss , Albert Rémy , Charles Millot , Richard Münch , Jacques Marin , Paul Bonifas , Jean Bouchaud , Donald O’Brien , Jean-Pierre Zola , Arthur Brauss
Director: John Frankenheimer
Country: United States, France, Italy
Year: 1964
IMDB Rating: 7.8/10 (6546 votes)

As the Allied forces approach Paris in August 1944, German Colonel Von Waldheim is desperate to take all of France’s greatest paintings to Germany. He manages to secure a train to transport the valuable art works even as the chaos of retreat descends upon them. The French resistance however wants to stop them from stealing their national treasures but have received orders from London that they are not to be destroyed. The station master, Labiche, is tasked with scheduling the train and making it all happen smoothly but he is also part of a dwindling group of resistance fighters tasked with preventing the theft. He and others stage an elaborate ruse to keep the train from ever leaving French territory. Written by garykmcd Oberst von Waldheim wants to bring modern paintings, the ones the Nazis called “degenerate”, out of Paris before the Allied Forces liberate Paris. He is able to persuade his bosses to give him the train. Labiche, a French railway official is asked by the management of the museum to stop this train, but he is not willing to risk the life of his people for art. But when his old friend Boule is shot by the Germans accusing him for sabotage on the engine he starts to work against the Germans, and tries to delay the departure of the train until the Allies are arriving.

Film Review

The Train is an absolute gem of a movie and quite possibly one of the best war films ever made even though the 'war' element itself is not particularly prominent.The cinematography is the thing that grabs you first and foremost. The high-contrast black and white footage makes everything – particularly the trains – all the more gritty and realistic. Indeed it would be hard to imagine The Train ever having been made in colour – it just wouldn't have had the same visceral effect.The overall feel of realism permeates the film throughout. When the resistance movement manages to orchestrate the crash of the train you initially think to yourself 'surely that was a special effect wasn't it?'. But no, they actually did crash a real train at high speed into another one.Burt Lancaster is immense in the lead role and shows off his athletic skills on more than one occasion. There is one particular scene where he slides down a vertical gantry ladder, runs alongside a moving …

Let me begin by saying that I thought this was a very good and interesting film. However, I thought all the train movements in the early part of the film were confusing and didn't add to one understanding the plot. Once the old train engineer is murdered, the plot becomes much more clear, but that's about 40 minutes into the film.I'm not a particular fan of Burt Lancaster…just sort of neutral toward him, but every once in a while one of his films comes along when I can see that he was an extremely talented actor. This is one of those films! None of the other actors stand out, though all do their jobs. It's just that Lancaster's role here is paramount. I should mention, however, Paul Scofield as the German Colonel who is determined to take the paintings to Germany. And Jeanne Moreau as the innkeeper who provides Lancaster with an alibi when they suspect him…although her role is important, but has little screen time. And, Michel Simon as an old train enginee…

Here is a film with very prestigious names, generally produced by the same industry around Hollywood that produces so many trashy films for specific market groups women, teens, blacks, males, which normally depicts the super hero. Hollywood much like the Nazis produce these Nietzsche super heroes who accomplish their deeds based on the Hitlerian will to do so based on the backward philosophy of Romanticism and Idealism. Here shows the contrasting the insanity of versus the material and social reality of humanity. It is one of Burt Lancaster's better films with plenty of dialogue and action for all.This film was made a mere 16 years after World War II while so many of the resistance veterans were still alive to recounts how they fought wars without the creature comforts and safety of so many today including soldiers. Then 85% of US soldiers were ground troops today progressively less and less, where they are those who get breakfasts of MREs and POP tarts, sleeping safely in the de…