|Zombie and the Ghost Train|
|Directed by||Mika Kaurismäki|
|Produced by||Mika Kaurismäki|
|Screenplay by||Mika Kaurismäki|
|Music by||Mauri Sumén|
|Edited by||Mika Kaurismäki|
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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."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".
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