The Movie is excellent with a great cast and well worth recommending to other persons.
Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: Pre-owned
The Railway man
Fantastic movie very moving and shocking
Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: New
great movies great actors and actress. great great prices great story how you can forgive for all that was done awesome awesome
Excellent story told slightly differenty in a movie that in itself is good.
I purchased the DVD after reading the book which was superb. A brief discussion on the writing of the book and life of Eric Lomax was shown on the ABC one evening so I purchased it. The issues it deals with are of interest to me. The movie was fine in itself, though the importance of the character portrayed by Nicole Kidman is way greater than it was in the book and the decision to surprise the interpreter at the museum as opposed to let him know he was coming was a bit strange, again a departure from the text to the screenplay. A surprise was the lack of identified Australian servicemen in the movie, given they played a prominent part in the book also that it was funded by Screen Australia and Screen Qld, you would have thought they may have seen merit in a little recognition. As a movie it is excellent, it compares well to the trash that is on offer and deals with a topic long since neglected for fear of offending certain parties. The questions raised in the novel may soon be forgotten and of course will be repeated. How many wars have to be fought before the populace ensures the morons in charge, be they emperors or governments do not allow nations to be embroiled in wars and if they do that certain practices - like torture and not acceptable. Alas it is still happening today. Trains roll on to timetables all over the world and the inhumanity to man keeps recurring.Read full review