fb.indiewire.com In an era when Richard Branson is ready to shoot people into space, we will say this about the old fashioned railroad: it's still pretty romantic. The countryside whipping by, the sound of the tracks, the recycled air....okay, maybe not everything about the experience will make hearts flutter but it's easy to see why Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth share an instant bond in "The Railway Man." The first clip from the upcoming romantic wartime drama has arrived, and gets audiences ready for the relationship that will anchor the rest of the story.
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The Railway Man Synopsis and Credits

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.

"The Railway Man" stars Colin Firth, Hiroyuki Sanada, Jeremy Irvine, Marta Dusseldorp, Nicole Kidman, Sam Reid, Stellan Skarsgard, and Tanroh Ishida.

Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky.
Written by Andy Paterson and Frank Cottrell Boyce.
Produced by Andy Paterson, Bill Curbishley, and Chris Brown.
Production company/distributor: The Weinstein Company.

Release Date: April 11, 2014

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