The Railway Children (2000)

Director
Catherine Morshead

Main cast
Clare Thomas; Jack Blumenau; Jemima Rooper; Jenny Agutter; Michael Kitchen

Genres
Drama, Family

Description
Set at the turn of the 20th century, The Railway Children tells the story of three Edwardian children and their mother who move to a country house in Yorkshire after their father is mysteriously taken away by the police.


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The Waterbury family are completely happy until mysterious men take their father away and they have to move up to Yorkshire without him. The three open-hearted children soon make many friends including their Old Gentleman whom they regularly wave to on his morning train journey. Bobbie, the eldest girl, makes contact with him to try and get help for the problems they are facing. Meanwhile the children find themselves involved in several unexpected dramas on the railway
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