Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train
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Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train
Patrice Chereau (Queen Margot) directed this French drama about a train trip to an artist's funeral. Friends of painter Jean-Baptiste Emmerich (Jean-Louis Trintignant, seen in flashbacks) gather at a Paris railroad station for a four-hour journey to Limoges, where Emmerich wanted to be buried. The dozen travelers include art historian Francois (Pascal Greggory) and his lover Louis (Bruno Todeschini), who develops an interest in teenage Bruno (Sylvain Jacques). Traveling parallel with the train is a station wagon with Jean-Baptiste's body, and this vehicle is driven by Thierry (Roschdy… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 59%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"intensified examination of the eternal human comedy"
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
"Little more than a soap opera. And it's not a very good one at that."
‑ Jeff Vice, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
"A wholly rewarding work for those with the patience for its unhurried pace."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Not being among the cognoscenti, all we can say is, qui sais?"
‑ Shirley Sealy, Film Journal International
"There's little substance to the dialogue or the plotless narrative, but the intense actors seem to put everything into their performance and give it an air that something big is taking place."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Committees may be necessary to run a democracy, but they do not seem an ideal structure for writing a good movie."
‑ Arthur Lazere,
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