RUNAWAY TRAIN (1985) - Presented by Arrow Video Club

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  • dir. ANDREI KONCHALOVSKY
  • year. 1985
  • country. USA
  • run-time. 1hr 51min
  • rating. 18

£5.00 (£3.50 conc.)

Doors - 19:00 Film - 19:30


Deptford Cinema in alliance with Arrow films present: Arrow Video Club! Arrow Video Club seasons will showcase cutting edge movies from across a dizzying range of genres, nations and eras: westerns, gangster films, new arthouse hits, digitally restored classics, and a few forgotten gems. All films will come from the catalogue of one of the most prestigious British film labels!

Get ready for a white knuckle trip that delivers on action and tension! In Andrei Konchalovsky's RUNAWAY TRAIN, based on a script by Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai) and real-life ex-con Edward Bunker (Mr Blue in Reservoir Dogs), two convicts break out of Stonehaven Prison in the dead of winter, boarding a freight train with the intention of getting as far away as possible before their notoriously sadistic warden finds out. But the brakes fail and the driver has a heart attack, sending hundreds of tons of metal hurtling through the snowy Alaskan wastes at terrifying and unstoppable speed.This riveting ride also boasts Oscar-nominated performances from Jon Voight and Eric Roberts.