Night Train to Lisbon is a internationally co-produced English-language drama film directed by Bille August and starring Jeremy Irons. Based on the novel Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier and written by Greg Latter and Ulrich Herrmann, the film is about a Swiss teacher who saves the life of a woman and. Mystery · Raimund Gregorius, a Swiss Professor, abandons his lectures and buttoned-down life to embark on a thrilling adventure that will take him on a journey to the very heart of himself. . The option to maintain Portuguese where logical would had made it a Portuguese-spoken film trough the entire flashback and even some present scenes. 17 Dec Top Critic. Personal emotion may get in the way for dramatic purposes, but these characters seem to always know there was something more important behind it. June 21, | Rating: B | Full Review Jared Mobarak · The Film Stage. At times Night Train to Lisbon can feel somewhat generic and cliched.
5 Dec “Night Train to Lisbon,” directed by Bille August (“Pelle the Conqueror”), was adapted from a philosophical novel by the oft-quoted Swiss author Pascal Mercier. His quotations, spoken in voice-over by Mr. Irons, are sprinkled through the movie to add a semblance of intellectual heft. But these mutterings are. 23 Oct The rich latte of Jeremy Irons's speaking voice lends flavour to this telenovela-like Euro-pudding directed with slow-moving solemnity by Bille August. Irons plays Raimundo, a bespectacled teacher in Bern, who saves a young woman from taking her own life: she runs away, leaving behind her coat, in which. 23 Oct Jeremy Irons in 'Night Train to Lisbon'. Bille August's drama is set in a Europe where everyone, whether they're Swiss, Portuguese or Spanish, speaks in the same slightly stilted English. Jeremy Irons plays Raimund Gregorius, a repressed academic in Bern who saves a young woman from jumping off a.
7 Dec Review: Old-Fashioned, Deeply Unadventurous 'Night Train To Lisbon' Starring Jeremy Irons, Melanie Laurent & More. However, bar Irons, this Babel tower of actors all play Portuguese nationals, and so while the films is told through English, they all speak with Portuguese accents. Irons, however, plays.