Night Train To Lisbon

Night Train to Lisbon

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Genre
Romantic Thriller
Year
2013
Status
Completed
Director
Bille August
Producer
Peter Reichenbach, G√ľnther Russ, Kerstin Ramcke
Writer
Ulrich Herrmann, Greg Latter
Cast
Bruno Ganz, Melanie Laurent, Jack Huston, Jeremy Irons, Charlotte Rampling, Christopher Lee, Martina Gedeck, Tom Courtenay, August Diehl, Lena Olin

Logline

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.

Synopsis

The story follows Raimund Gregorius, a Swiss Professor (Jeremy Irons) who, having saved a beautiful Portuguese woman from leaping to her death, stumbles upon a mesmerizing book by a Portuguese author, which compels him to suddenly abandon the boring life he has led for years and to embark on an enthralling adventure. In search of the author, Gregorius acts as detective, pulling together pieces of a puzzle that involves political and emotional intrigue and the highest possible stakes. His voyage is one that transcends time and space, delving into the realms of history, medicine and love, all in search of true meaning to his life.

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