The Railway Children Movie Review 2000

Information and Film Reviews for The Railway Children the Movie

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Heart-tugger about the three Waterbury children, who must move to a small village and live in reduced circumstances with their mother (Agutter) when their father (Kitchen) is wrongfully imprisoned. The threesome spend much of their time by the railroad with its stationmaster (Russell) and a kindly railroad tycoon (Attenborough), who takes an interest in their situation. Based on the novel by Edith Nesbitt. Agutter played the role of the eldest daughter in the 1970 film version.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 90 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Childhood Visions, Family Drama, Period Piece: 1900s, Great Britain
Simon Nye
Jenny Agutter, Michael Kitchen, Jemima Rooper, Jack Blumenau, Clare Thomas, Richard Attenborough, Clive Russell, David Bamber, Gregor Fisher
John Daly
Catherine Morshead
Simon Lacey

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