- Original title
- Running time
- 114 min.
Lars von Trier
Lars von Trier, Niels Vorsel, Tómas Gislason
Henning Bendtsen, Jean-Paul Meurisse, Edward Klosinski
Co-production Denmark-Spain-Sweden-France-Switzerland-Germany; Alicéléo / Det Danske Filminstitut / Eurimages / Fund of the Council of Europe / Institut suisse du film / Nordisk Film / La Sofica Sofinergie / Sofinergie 3 / Gérard Mital Productions / SFI Filmkonsulent / UGC Images
Drama. War. Mystery | Psychological Drama. 1940s. Nazism. Trains. Surrealism. Cult Movie
- Synopsis / Plot
- An American of German descent arrives in post-war Germany 1945. His uncle gets him a job on the Zentropa train line as a sleeping car conductor. The American's wish is to be neutral to the ongoing purges of loyalists by the Allied forces and do what he can to help a hurting country, but he finds himself being used by both the Americans and the influential family that owns the railroad. After falling in love with the railroad magnate's daughter, he finds that he can't remain neutral and must make some difficult choices.
: Cannes Film Festival: Jury Prize (ex-aequo), Technical Grand Prize
: Sitges Fantastic Film Festival: Best Movie, Best Cinematography
: European Film Awards: Nominated for Best Actress (Barbara Sukowa)
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