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Trans-Europ-Express

Trans-Europ-Express 1966

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Trans-Europ-Express 1966 15

105 mins France Director. Alain Robbe-Grillet

This stylish, cult 1966 erotic thriller stars French New Wave icons Jean-Louis Trintigant (Amour, The Conformist) and Marie-France Pisier (Stolen Kisses, Bed and Breakfast). Trintignant plays a drug courier smuggling a stash of cocaine from Paris to Antwerp on the Trans-Europ-Express. Matters are complicated by surreal encounters with police, three filmmakers (who are also on the train making a film about drug-traffickers) and erotic-fantasy sequences featuring Pisier being bound and subjected to Trintignant's masochistic will.

Originally banned by the BBC for scenes of sexual sadism and bondage, Trans-Europ-Express was written and directed by ground-breaking and daring filmmaker Alain Robbe Grillet, best known for his experimental novels, and for writing Alain Resnais’ Last Year in Marienbad.

Directed by

Alain Robbe-Grillet

Featuring

Christian Barbier

Marie-France Pisier

Jean-Louis Trintignant

Genres

Thriller

Collection

Cult Cinema Most Popular Films 2016 Classic Collaborations Sex French Classics Controversial Classics

Certificate

15 Contains strong violence and sexual fetish images

Released

1966

Country

France

Language

English

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