Masterpieces of Polish Cinema - Night Train
May 09 9:30pm PT
Add to Calendar 05/09/2014 21:30 05/09/2014 21:30 America/Los_Angeles Masterpieces of Polish Cinema - Night Train A noirish psychological study and a hazily expressionistic tale of solitude, Night Train brings together two lonesome voyagers on an overnight train journey to the Baltic coast worthy of Hitchcock. Around them, a microcosm of the human experience plays out in the speeding railcars’ shadowy, cramped quarters: a coquette, bored with her older husband, attempts to seduce every available man; a... View More [1] Event Details [2] Get Directions [3] [1] http://www.oscars.org/events/masterpieces-polish-cinema-night-train [2] http://www.oscars.org/events/masterpieces-polish-cinema-night-train [3] https://maps.google.com/maps?q=5905+Wilshire+Blvd%2C+Los+Angeles%2C+CA+90036&hl=en&iwloc=near&z=14&t=m 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences web@oscars.org use-title
Night Train
Masterpieces of Polish Cinema - Night Train

Bing Theater
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

A noirish psychological study and a hazily expressionistic tale of solitude, Night Train brings together two lonesome voyagers on an overnight train journey to the Baltic coast worthy of Hitchcock. Around them, a microcosm of the human experience plays out in the speeding railcars’ shadowy, cramped quarters: a coquette, bored with her older husband, attempts to seduce every available man; a former prisoner of a concentration camp fights his insomnia; and a stowaway (Zbigniew Cybulski) seeks his beloved. Is a runaway murderer in their midst? The local police think as much and when they board at a way station, everything changes. An artistic work of great subtlety that climaxes with a tense manhunt through the misty countryside, Night Train is a breakthrough by writer-director Jerzy Kawalerowicz.

1959, 99 minutes, black and white, DCP | Written by Jerzy Lutowski, Jerzy Kawalerowicz; directed by Jerzy Kawalerowicz; with Lucyna Winnicka, Leon Niemczyk, Teresa Szmigielówna, Zbigniew Cybulski, Helena Dabrowska.