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    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 9/5/2015 16:44
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    The Train

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    One man's impossible mission. To save his country's priceless treasures
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 133 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Directed by John Frankenheimer at the peak of his powers, The Train was made during a tremendous run of top-class pictures that also included Birdman of Alcatraz, Seven Days in May and The Manchurian Candidate, with Seconds soon to follow.

    France, 1944. Art lover and fanatical Nazi Colonel Von Waldheim has plundered a Paris museum for its masterpieces, including works by Van Gogh, Picasso and Cezanne. His intention is to have them transported by rail to Berlin, but one man stands in his way. Aware that the Allied forces are fast approaching the French capital, Resistance fighter Labiche need only stall the train for a few more days, but he’ll have to use all of his wits and skills to do so.

    Featuring two Oscar-winners in its lead roles – Burt Lancaster as Labiche and Paul Scofield as Von Waldheim – and Jeanne Moreau and Michel Simon in support, The Train combines star power with spectacular action sequences to produce a classic war movie.

    Special Features:
    Audio commentary by director John Frankenheimer
    Optional isolated score by Maurice Jarre
    Burt Lancaster in the Sixties – a newly-filmed interview with Lancaster’s biographer Kate Buford, tracing the actor’s career throughout the decade
    French television news report on the making of The Train, containing interviews with the locals of Acquigny
    Archive interview with Michel Simon
    Footage of The Train’s gala screening in Marseilles
    Theatrical Trailer
    Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Vladimir Zimakov
    Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Sheldon Hall, illustrated with original stills and artwork

    Video Tracks:
    1.66:1 widescreen pillarboxed 1080p monochrome

    Audio Tracks:
    PCM 1.0 mono English

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    John Frankenheimer

    Written By:

    Burt Lancaster
    Paul Scofield
    Jeanne Moreau
    Suzanne Flon
    Michel Simon
    Wolfgang Preiss
    Albert Rémy
    Charles Millot

    Music From:
    Maurice Jarre

    Director of Photography:
    Jean Tournier
    Walter Wottitz

    David Bretherton
    Gabriel Rongier

    Production Designer:
    Willy Holt

    Jules Bricken

    Arrow Video

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