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SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (1997)
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SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (1997)
Original name: Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The actual experiences of New York City subway riders are dramatized in a collection of 10 intriguing and very different vignettes. The tales showcase an ensemble of familiar faces, and range from stories of compassion and love to reflections on violence and loss. Among them: a disabled beggar quarrels with a woman and ruins her shoes with his wheelchair, provoking onlookers to wrath and pity; a skittish tourist proves to be her own worst enemy; a newlywed trysts with a mysterious sexpot; a commuter helplessly witnesses a suicide attempt; and, in the most affecting segment, a young woman grieves over her mother's imminent death.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, anthology
Plot: touching breasts, train, anti hero, newlyweds, social differences, social misfits, anti heroes, social relations, female director, prostitute, musician, subway, lust, beggar, older woman younger man relationship, subway train, passenger, stealing money, travel, newlywed, newspaper, husband wife relationship, saxophone, mysterious woman, gang member ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa

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