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432 Ratings


Directed by Luc Besson
France, 1985
Comedy, Drama, Thriller


Fred is living in the Paris Metro system. He is blackmailing Helena, whose safe he has robbed. Fred has various ‘friends’ all living in this sureal setting. The Roller is a rollerskating bag snatcher and Big Bill is a ‘strongman’.

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Subway Directed by Luc Besson

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1986 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

César Awards

1986 | 3 wins including: Best Actor

1986 | 10 nominations including: Best Film

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