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265 Ratings

Night Train


Directed by Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Poland, 1959
Drama, Romance, Thriller


Two people, a man, who might be a killer on the run, and a woman share a compartment on a crowded night train bound for the Baltic resort of Hel. Kawalerowicz turns a thriller into an intriguing character study of ordinary people in unusual circumstances.

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Night Train Directed by Jerzy Kawalerowicz

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1959 | Winner: Golden Plate

1959 | Special Mention

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