The Girl on the Train

La Fille du Rer

Dir. André Téchiné

France 2009 | Colour | 105 mins | Thriller

Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Emilie Dequenne, Michel Blanc

Jeanne (Emilie Dequenne) lives in a house in the suburbs with her mother Louise (Catherine Deneuve). The two women get on well together. Louise earns her living by looking after children. Jeanne is half-heartedly looking for a job. Louise harbors the hope of getting her daughter a job with Samuel Bleistein (Michel Blanc), a famous lawyer whom she knew in her youth, but Jeanne and Bleistein’s worlds are light years apart. They’ll be set on a collision course, however, because of an incredible lie that Jeanne invents, a lie that grows into the biggest news and political story of the day.

Available on: DVD

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