TRANS-EUROP EXPRESS (15) 1967 FRANCE ROBBE-GRILLET, ALAIN DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Thriller written and directed by. The story follows Jean (Robbe-Grillet), a film director, his producer Marc (Paul Louyet) and assistant Lucette (Catherine Robbe-Grillet) as they ride the Trans-Europ Express train from Paris to Antwerp. Inspired by their setting and fellow passengers, the team decide to use the train as inspiration for a film and immediately begin writing a thrilling crime plot.
In their visualised story Elias (Jean-Louis Trintignant) is a drug runner on the same train journey as the film-makers, who begins acting out unusual fantasies in his compartment with a recently met street walker. Both strands of the story are brought together when Elias meets the film team constructing his story as they edit his existence.
In French with English subtitles
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