24th Athens International Film Festival

In Transit

1/10/2015, 18:30, Odeon Όπερα 1

Shortly behore he died, acclaimed filmmaker Albert Maysles got four of his collegaues to ride the Empire Builder, America's busiest long-distance train route from Seatle to Chicago. A journey into the hearts and minds of the passengers and your last chance to ride with a legend.

A mother and a daughter embrace with genuine emotion. A pregnant woman everyone’s afraid to go near, starts chatting with an ex-marine. A young man hopes to make enough money in the next few years to last him a lifetime, while another guy is en route to reunite with his teenage sweetheart, who he hasn’t seen in six years. That’s just a few of the passengers aboard the Empire Builder, America's busiest long-distance train route from Seattle to Chicago. Shortly behove he died, acclaimed filmmaker Albert Maysles lead a team of filmmakers who captured their conversations, their facial expressions and their journeys, each hiding a story of longing, escape or hope. One of the most touching documentaries in recent years.

 


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Σκηνοθεσία / Directors
Albert Maysles, Lynn True, Nelson Walker, Ben Wu, David Usui
Φωτογραφία / DoP
Albert Maysles. Nelson Walker, Ben Wu, David Usui
Μοντάζ / Editor
Lynn True
Μουσική / Music
Joyce Lin

ΗΠΑ / USA
2015
Εγχρωμο / Color
DCP
76'
Αγγλικά / English

 


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