Night Train (1998 film)

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Night Train
Night Train.jpg
film poster
Directed by John Lynch
Produced by Tristan Lynch
Written by Aodhan Madden
Starring John Hurt
Brenda Blethyn
Cinematography Seamus Deasy
Edited by J. Patrick Duffner
Distributed by Filmopolis Pictures
Release date
28 August 1998 (1998-08-28)
Running time
92 min.
Country United Kingdom
Language English
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. 2015-12-22. Retrieved March 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Awards for Night Train". IMDb. Retrieved 2010-10-14. 

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