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Man on the Tracks
Man on the Tracks
Actors: Kazimierz Opalinski, Zygmunt Maciejewski, Zygmunt Zintel, Zygmunt Listkiewicz, Roman Klosowski
Director: Andrzej Munk
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
UR     2005     1hr 29min

A train races through the night and then suddenly comes to a grinding halt because a man lies dead on the tracks. The man turns out to be an engine driver who had lost his job. Different characters who knew the dead man d...  more »

     
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Actors: Kazimierz Opalinski, Zygmunt Maciejewski, Zygmunt Zintel, Zygmunt Listkiewicz, Roman Klosowski
Director: Andrzej Munk
Creators: Jerzy Wójcik, Romuald Kropat, Andrzej Munk, Jadwiga Zajicek, Jerzy Stefan Stawinski
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Polart
Format: DVD - Black and White,Full Screen - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 02/22/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 29min
Screens: Black and White,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: Polish
Subtitles: English

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Movie Reviews

An interesting murder/mystery type of film worth watching
Richard J. Brzostek | New England, USA | 03/09/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)

""Czlowiek na Torze" (Man on the Tracks) is a film about a mysterious death of a railroad worker killed by a train. The suspense of the movie revolves around the events that lead up to the death of the old conductor. We are left wondering if it was a suicide or murder as the investigators try to unravel the mystery.

Several stories and viewpoints are presented as they paint a picture of the man who was once in charge of the train that ran him over. On the one hand, the old conductor was not the most pleasant of fellows, being bossy and demanding; and on the other hand, his young crew saw him as an obstacle in their promotion. We get to sift though the details of their stories to find out what really happened.

To some degree, we are left with no one to clearly root for, as there is no clear hero or villain. But this should not be entirely surprising as we get to see several points of view, which obviously do not present any one person consistently favorable. Overall, "Czlowiek na Torze" is an interesting murder/mystery type of film worth watching.
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