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Genres: Drama , War
Actors: Jean-Marc Barr , Barbara Sukowa , Udo Kier , Ernst-Hugo Järegård , Erik Mørk , Jørgen Reenberg , Henning Jensen , Eddie Constantine , Max von Sydow , Benny Poulsen , Erno Müller , Dietrich Kuhlbrodt , Michael Phillip Simpson , Holger Perfort , Anne Werner Thomsen
Director: Lars von Trier
Country: Spain, Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany, Switzerland
Year: 1991
IMDB Rating: 7.6/10 (11062 votes)

An American of German descent arrives in post-war Germany 1945. His uncle gets him a job on the Zentropa train line as a sleeping car conductor. The American’s wish is to be neutral to the ongoing purges of loyalists by the Allied forces and do what he can to help a hurting country, but he finds himself being used by both the Americans and the influential family that owns the railroad. After falling in love with the railroad magnate’s daughter, he finds that he can’t remain neutral and must make some difficult choices. Written by Ed Sutton On October of 1945, the American German descendant Leopold Kessler arrives in a post-war Frankfurt and his bitter Uncle Kessler gets a job for him in the Zentropa train line as a sleeping car conductor. While traveling in the train learning his profession, he sees the destructed occupied Germany and meets Katharina Hartmann, the daughter of the former powerful entrepreneur of transport business and owner of Zentropa, Max Hartmann. Leopold stays neutral between the allied forces and the Germans, and becomes aware that there is a terrorist group called “Werewolves” killing the sympathizers of the allied and conducting subversive actions against the allied forces. He falls in love for Katharina, and sooner she discloses that she was a “Werewolf”. When Max commits suicide, Leopold is also pressed by the “Werewolves” and needs to take a position and a decision. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil A young American of German roots goes to work as a sleeping car conductor with his uncle in occupied Germany and soon is involved in the languid but subversive world of an industrialist’s daughter.

Film Review

By making this entire film appear to be in slow motion, by peopling it with cardboard characters who don’t resemble human beings, by a hilariously poor attempt to represent the attitude of any Americans or Germans at the end of the Second World War, and by failing in an apparent attempt to "surprise" the viewer (though believe me, there are no surprises to anyone who has seen a few films), von Trier succeeds in making a film that works best as simply a series of black and white still photographs. This is just so tedious, so absurd, so much the opposite of anything passing for art or thought or entertainment, that I dare the viewer to watch it straight through in one sitting.There is so much offensive in this movie – from the idiotic attempt to symbolize the representatives of the most sophisticated and historically aware country on earth (the United States) to the sad attempt to portray the much over-aged witch-like Barbara Sukowa as a femme fatale;, from the return to the…

Wow, here's a strange film, at least visually. This Danish-German movie is a combination of black-and-white and color. Most of the time, the color is just used for one or two items in a scene, such as someone's face, or an object on screen.The narration is from a person who talks like a hypnotist (and sounds stupid, most of the time.) It negates the fascinating visuals. The story is just so weak and confusing that after 45 minutes, it's tough to stay interested. It's a depressing post WWII-Germany story. Note: this is the third film in a trilogy by director-writer Lars Von Trier. In fairness, I should see this on DVD, and the other two films. The visuals might be so good on that format that I could tolerate the story.

Lars Von Trier is never backward in trying out new techniques. Some of them are very original while others are best forgotten.He depicts postwar Germany as a nightmarish train journey. With so many cities lying in ruins, Leo Kessler a young American of German descent feels obliged to help in their restoration. It is not a simple task as he quickly finds out.His uncle finds him a job as a night conductor on the Zentropa Railway Line. His job is to attend to the needs of the passengers. When the shoes are polished a chalk mark is made on the soles. A terrible argument ensues when a passenger's shoes are not chalked despite the fact they have been polished. There are many allusions to the German fanaticism of adherence to such stupid details.The railway journey is like an allegory representing man's procession through life with all its trials and tribulations. In one sequence Leo dashes through the back carriages to discover them filled with half-starved bodies appearing to have …


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