Stazione Termini (Terminal Station) (Indiscretion of an American Wife)
Stazione Termini (Terminal Station) (Indiscretion of an American Wife) (1953)

Legendary producer David O. Selznick teamed with Italian neorealist Vittorio De Sica (The Bicycle Thief) to bring audiences this heartfelt romantic drama concerning the pain of lost love and the difficulty of saying goodbye. When a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 8, 2000
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
TIME Magazine

The boredom is surprisingly unrelieved.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

The filmmakers must have been trying to create another Brief Encounter (the railway station, the impossible love, etc) but missed by a mile and a half.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The film succeeds when focusing on small moments, gestures, etc. But De Sica can't resist loading the film up to make it feel more significant than it really is.

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Variety Staff
Variety

The stars give the drama a real pro try and the professional standards of delivery are high, even though the character interpretations will not be liked by all.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Bowdlerized or not, the aching pathos of two aging ingénues huddled over a restaurant table and pouring over their mutual fragility remains intact

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Dan Callahan
ToxicUniverse.com

Vittorio De Sica's Terminal Station gets a DVD release with it's more widely known cut version, Indiscretion of an American Wife.

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Tony Sloman
Radio Times

It has a raw truth about it that is still deeply moving.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Vacuous melodrama.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

I'd be hard-pressed to name two actors with less obvious chemistry together.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
Most of the movie is pretty exciting, but it's pretty boring the rest of the time, so it's not that great.
jay nixon
Muddled pointless drama with an overacting Jones and a curiously blank Clift. Heavily edited film makes little sense and offers no real involvement in it's… More