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The Railway Children

The Railway Children
The Railway Children

Film Details

Year

1970

Duration

106 minutes

Genres

Family, Period and Historical

Language

English


Synopsis

Adapted from the classic children’s novel by Edith Nesbit, The Railway Children is set in 1904, when three children from London move to the countryside after their father is falsely imprisoned. Faced with a change in lifestyle in rural Yorkshire, they find comfort in watching the trains go by. As they make friends in the community, they learn valuable lessons about dignity, bravery and resourcefulness. With an optimism that proves infectious, they never give up hope of freeing their father.  

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Contains scenes of children in danger.

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