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Night Train to Lisbon (13-Feb-2013)

Director: Bille August

Writers: Ulrich Herrmann; Greg Latter

From novel by: Pascal Mercier

Keywords: Thriller, Portugal

Film adaptation of the 2004 novel of the same name follows an aging professor's decision to embark on a new chapter in his life.

Swiss national Raimund Gregorius, an aging professor of classical languages, crosses paths with a Portuguese woman when he saves her from jumping to her death. Following this chance encounter, Gregorius happens upon a book romanticizing a turbulent period of Portuguese history and grows infatuated with it, leading him on a journey that finds him abandoning his career and discarding his reserved attitudes to travel into the heart of his new favorite country.

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