Night Train To Lisbon
Night Train To Lisbon (2013)

Raimund is a Latin teacher and an ancient languages expert. His life is transformed by a young woman on a bridge in the Swiss city of Bern, whom he saves from jumping to her death in the waters below. Raimund is intrigued but the woman… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 17, 2013
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post

It's all terribly talky and low-energy; that wonderful noirish title, it turns out, was just a front for a history lecture.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

"Murder on the Orient Express," this ain't.

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Stefan Pape
HeyUGuys

At times Night Train to Lisbon can feel somewhat generic and cliched, but is saved, predominantly, thanks to the credentials of this remarkable, international cast.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

After barely stirring to life, "Night Train to Lisbon" mercifully expires.

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Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York

Take the last train to anywhere but here.

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Stephen Carty
Radio Times

An ageing academic embarks on a journey of self-discovery in this old-fashioned European thriller.

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Cary Darling
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com

Night Train to Lisbon is a handsomely crafted, well-acted love story within a love story, even if it doesn't engage as much as it should.

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Calum Marsh
Village Voice

August's vision of the world, archaic though it may willingly be, is appealingly urbane ...

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Geoffrey Macnab
Independent

In its lesser moments, the film feels like a European art-house adaptation of a Mills and Boon novel or a Saga holiday commercial, but it is beautifully shot and packed with cameos from big-name actors.

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Panta Oz
This German/Suisse/Portuguese drama directed by Bille August is based on the novel Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier. Starring Jeremy Irons it had some… More
hawk ledge
Eventually delves into Portugal's dark past-interestingly.