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 6, 2013
DVD Release Date: December 17, 2013
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Critic Score: 44% 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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Jared Mobarak
The Film Stage

Personal emotion may get in the way for dramatic purposes, but these characters seem to always know there was something more important behind it.

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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

Take the last train to anywhere but here.

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Stefan Pape

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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Cary Darling
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/

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.

Calum Marsh
Village Voice

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

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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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Carlos Magalhães
A ridiculous drama that seems like a cheesy soap-opera, completely unaware of the meaning of subtlety and with everything so absolutely obvious and artificial:… More
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.