In 1989, Mozambique is a country ruined by civil war. The train that connects Nampula to Malawi is the only hope for people willing to risk their lives to exchange a few bags of salt for sugar. Running slowly over sabotaged tracks, the journey is filled with obstacles and violence.
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i saw this film at the Festival del film Locarno and i chose 1* because the story could have been nice, but it wasnt because it was bad written. The characters werent credible (the commander walk into a land mine and DONT DIE), he walk in the battle scenes without getting hit. When there are battle scenese u never see the enemy. nice idea but bad made. u should see this film as trash film (boollywood style).