The Girl on the Train (2009)

Director
André Téchiné

Main cast
Michel Blanc; Catherine Deneuve; Emilie Dequenne; Nicolas Duvauchelle; Mathieu Demy

Genres
Drama, Foreign, Romance

Description
The Girl on the Train is a 2009 French drama film directed by André Téchiné. Jeanne is a young woman, striking but otherwise without qualities. Her mother tries to get her a job in the office of a lawyer, Bleistein, her lover years ago. Jeanne fails the interview but falls into a relationship with Franck, a wrestler whose dreams and claims of being in a legitimate business partnership Jeanne is only too happy to believe. When Franck is arrested, he turns on Jeanne for her naivety; she's stung and seeks attention by making up a story of an attack on a train. Is there any way out for her?


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