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The Gravy Train
The Gravy Train
Actor: Ian Richardson
Genres: Drama, Television
NR     2007     7hr 0min

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Actor: Ian Richardson
Genres: Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Drama, Television
Studio: Bfs Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 09/25/2007
Release Year: 2007
Run Time: 7hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 4
SwapaDVD Credits: 4
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Interesting chase film
C.A. Arthur | Tacoma, Washington | 09/30/2007
(3 out of 5 stars)

"This is an interesting 1990 television mystery that amounts, actually, to a chase film through some of Europe's most beautiful areas. The plot involves a young EEC bureaucrat who finds himself surrounded by crooks who are trying to pin crimes on him. Wherever he goes, a sort of guardian angel, with whom he sleeps, keeps arriving on the scene to assist him. We never do find out who she is or who she works for. Lots of chase, little action, and almost no humor (despite this being listed as a comedy). The acting is superb, and the director is above average. In short, this is good fun, but don't expect laughs or any depth of story. This package includes the sequel, The Gravy Train Goes East, shown on British television the following year."
EU comedy
Velvet Edwards Glass | Houston,, TX USA | 10/30/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"If you enjoyed House of Cards, you will enjoy this. Ian Richardson is the perfect scheming villain."
Bradbury Brilliance
Ssorg | 04/24/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The Gravy Train is a fantastic example of the late Malcom Bradbury at his very best. Ian Richardson is perfectly cast as the devious Spearpoint and delivers many of the best lines with withering, dry humour. There is no doubt that this role led to him being cast in the equally devious lead role in House of Cards.

I think it's fair to say that the humour is decidely British and satirical, so if you're not into that, this isn't for you. But if you are, you can't go wrong with The Gravy Train.

Malcom Bradbury was a prolific author of comic novels and was recognised as one of Britain's best screenwriters, yet still found time to lecture in American Studies at the University of East Anglia."