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15 Ratings

The Railroad Lady

La Femme et le TGV

Directed by Timo von Gunten
Switzerland, 2016
Short, Drama, Romance


Elise Lafontaine has had a secret routine for years: every morning and every night she waves at the express train passing by her house. When, one fateful day, she finds a letter from the train driver, her lonely life turns upside down.

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The Railroad Lady Directed by Timo von Gunten

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2017 | Nominee: Best Live Action Short Film

Swiss Film Award

2017 | Nominee: Best Short Film

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