Train of Life
Train of Life (1999)

This comedy-drama is set in Central Europe during the summer of 1941. Yiddish-speaking Jews purchase a train, forge identity papers, and leave town. Posing as both prisoners and Nazis, they hope to reach Palestine via the Soviet Union, but… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 23, 2000
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Deep and poignant.

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Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

Its international appeal lies in Mihaileanu's wonderful screenplay, which is both profound and funny, a rare combination in any work of art.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Plays like a lively farce, full of fun and life, but at the same time tainted with the horror of reality.

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David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews

An often amusing parody that more closely resembles Hogan's Heroes than Life is Beautiful.

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Andrew Howe
eFilmCritic.com

The marketers would have you believe that Train of Life is a touching, thought-provoking masterpiece. For sixty seconds it's exactly that.

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Ina S
Superb film.

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