Zombie and the Ghost Train

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Zombie and the Ghost Train
Directed by Mika Kaurismäki
Produced byMika Kaurismäki
Screenplay byMika Kaurismäki
Story by
  • Sakke Järvenpää
  • Mika Kaurismäki
  • Pauli Pentti
  • Silu Seppälä
  • Marjo Leinonen
  • Matti Pellonpää
Music byMauri Sumén
CinematographyOlli Varja
Edited byMika Kaurismäki
Distributed byFinnkino
Release date
  • 26 July 1991 (1991-07-26)(Finland)
Running time
88 minutes

Zombie and the Ghost Train (Finnish : Zombie ja Kummitusjuna) is a 1991 Finnish film directed by Mika Kaurismäki. It focuses on Antti (aka Zombie), a loner who loves performing music but leads a miserable life otherwise.




Janet Maslin of The New York Times wrote, "Mr. Kaurismaki is more successful with wry, atmospheric touches than with efforts to find emotional intensity in Zombie's plight." [1] Kevin Thomas wrote, "It is as fine as anything either of the talented, charismatic Kaurismaki brothers has ever done. It is a rueful, often darkly funny portrait". [2]

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  1. Maslin, Janet (1991-10-04). "Zombie and the Ghost Train (1991)". The New York Times . Retrieved 2015-02-18.
  2. Thomas, Kevin (1992-10-16). "'Boheme' and 'Zombie' Top Finnish Series". Los Angeles Times . Retrieved 2015-02-18.

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