The Railroad Man

  • 1956
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

The heartfelt story of an easygoing railroad engineer, Germi, whose unruly family starts to take its toll on him. It starts with his daughter, Koscina, becoming pregnant and refusing to marry her lover, instead running off with another man. Further trouble erupts when someone commits suicide by throwing themself in front of Germi's train; shaken by the...read more

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The heartfelt story of an easygoing railroad engineer, Germi, whose unruly family starts to take its toll on him. It starts with his daughter, Koscina, becoming pregnant and refusing to marry her lover, instead running off with another man. Further trouble erupts when someone commits

suicide by throwing themself in front of Germi's train; shaken by the event, he messes up on the job and is demoted to driving a freight. The whole world seems to be against Germi, except for his faithful son. His spirit broken by the unhappy turn of events, Germi heads to the bar where he had

once enjoyed the company of his many friends, only to suffer a stroke when he receives a warm welcome. A simple, richly observed tale, told with a keen ironic eye.

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