Exspress Exspress (1997)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Screwball Comedy  |   Run Time - 76 min.  |   Countries - Slovenia  |  
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Igor Sterk made his feature directorial debut with this surreal Slovenian comedy. After his father's death, a young man (Gregor Bakovic) uses the black mourning flag and sews himself a pair of trousers. He then takes a train trip and meets a variety of bizarre characters, including a stowaway, a deaf-mute duo, a balloon-seller, a bird enthusiast, and an attractive girl (Barbara Cerar). Their railway romance gets derailed, but a variety of sight gags and caboose comedics keep the film on track and in loco motion. Shown at 1998 film festivals (Kiev, Palm Springs).

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deaf-mute, grief, stowaway, train [locomotive], trip, clothes