The Railway Man

  • April 26, 2014 · 6:45 PM
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Based on the remarkable bestselling autobiography, 'The Railway Man' tells the extraordinary and epic true story of Eric Lomax (Colin Firth), a British Army officer who is tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II. Decades later, Lomax and his beautiful love interest Patti (Nicole Kidman) discover that the Japanese interpreter responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and set out to confront him, and his haunting past, in this powerful and inspiring tale of heroism, humanity and the redeeming power of love.

After the film we'll go nearby for a snack and a chat. Hope you'll join us.---Lee


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  • Lee Z.

    Judging by the ratings our group gave this film and what some members had to say, it received very mixed reviews.

    1 · April 28

  • helena m.

    this movie was riveting. It really touched my heart. Great acting by all especially he young Eric. Great time at Paneras as always.

    April 27

  • Carol

    Gem of a movie. It really had something to say and said it well. The acting was impeccable. Drew you in and kept you along for the whole ride. When it ended, I felt a communal silent energy in the theater.
    No one spoke. We had been touched.

    April 27

    • Janice

      Well put, Carol. My sentiments exactly.

      April 27

  • Grace

    Always an enjoyable evening with the group!

    1 · April 27

  • Pete or P.

    Psychological dramas have much appeal, and this one used the literay device of stream of consciousness quite interesting. How we all change over the years not only in appearance but mellow in attitude as well.

    2 · April 26

  • Loren

    Great time with everyone at the movies and great time with everyone at Panera Bread for snack and chat.

    April 26

  • Emily

    Lee. I can make it after all! Hope it's ok!

    April 26

  • Emily

    Won't make it on time. Enjoy.

    April 26

  • Carol S.

    Going to pass. Pretty tired ... my Carnegie Hall concert was yesterday. See you next time probably.

    April 26

  • Vicki

    My friends brother died so I have to go to a wake. See you at the next movie!

    April 26

    • Loren

      So sorry to hear, my condolences to your friend and the family.

      April 26

  • Patricia B.

    Can't make it. See you after the movie.

    April 23

    • Loren

      Well, we will get to see you at the best part, the after movie snack and chat.

      April 23

  • Jo-Marie

    I will pass on this one! I am attending a zumbathon this coming Saturday for 3 hours! Enjoy the movie!

    1 · April 23

    • Loren

      I like zumbathons so do zumba for me extra stength. I am putting my 5 hours of zumba during the week. Have fun.

      April 23

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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