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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Jenny Agutter
Dinah Sheridan
Sally Thomsett
Directors
Lionel Jeffries
Screenwriters
Running Time
109 minutes

The Railway Children
The trains used to run you know


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The Railway Children

Plot
E. Nesbit’s beloved tale of three children shipped off to live in the country beside a railway line with their mother after their father is arrested on mysterious spying charges and they are left penniless. Yet, it proves the making of them, as they discover a way of helping their father from afar.


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A cinematic rite of passage that's a little frayed around the edges but still charming.


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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