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382 Ratings

Train of Life

Train de vie

Directed by Radu Mihăileanu
France, Belgium, 1998
Drama, Comedy, Romance


In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine.

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Train of Life Directed by Radu Mihăileanu

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1998 | 2 wins including: Anicaflash Prize

Sundance Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Audience Award (World Cinema)

São Paulo International Film Festival

1998 | 2 wins including: Best Feature (Audience Award)

César Awards

1999 | 2 nominations including: Most Promising Actor

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