The Train as a Crime Scene: 11 Movies with Fascinating Murders on Rails

Train Crime Movies

The train is, possibly, the most cinematographic means of transport that exists. Although it was only for historical reasons: it is in the genes of art since in 1895 the Lumière brothers exhibited before the Parisian public ‘Arrival of the train to La Ciotat station’.

Film that not only caused a deep impression on the audience of the time, it also marked the foundations of what we understand today as the depth of focus, the perfect focus of the first and last elements of the image that made the approach of the locomotive realistic the camera (and towards the carefree spectators). Continue reading “The Train as a Crime Scene: 11 Movies with Fascinating Murders on Rails”