The Merciful Railway Man

Review of The Railway Man,* Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky*This review is not based on the book in any wayBased on the autobiography of Eric Lomax, The Railway Man is the story of a British veteran of WWII who must deal with what Patti Lomax, his wife, calls, “war injuries of the mind.” The film pivots back and forth between the romance of an older Eric (Colin Firth) and Patti (Nicole Kidman) and Eric’s younger self suffering at the hands of his Japanese captors. The Railway Man is a deeply C … [Read more...]