Night Train (1998 film)

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Night Train
Night Train.jpg
film poster
Directed byJohn Lynch
Produced byTristan Lynch
Written byAodhan Madden
StarringJohn Hurt
Brenda Blethyn
CinematographySeamus Deasy
Edited byJ. Patrick Duffner
Distributed byFilmopolis Pictures
Release date
28 August 1998 (1998-08-28)
Running time
92 min.
CountryUnited Kingdom
Budget$4.5 million

Night Train is a 1998 Irish romantic thriller directed by John Lynch. Starring John Hurt and Brenda Blethyn, the film follows an ex-prisoner with a passion for electric trains and the Orient Express. In his attempts at starting a new life, he finds refuge in the house of a possessive old lady, played by Pauline Flanagan. 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.[1]

Lynch was nominated for a Crystal Star for the work at his debut feature at the Brussels International Film Festival.[2] John Hurt won the Best Actor award at the Verona Love Screens Film Festival for his performance.[2]



  1. ^ "Night Train". Film Index International. 22 December 2015. ProQuest 1745339588.
  2. ^ a b "Awards for Night Train". IMDb. Retrieved 14 October 2010.

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