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Comedy Drama 
19661h 33mOn: The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: War World War II Country: Czechia 

In a small town still occupied by the Germans as World War II's tide is turning toward the Allies, apprentice train-watcher Milos is oblivious to the war. Instead, he is obsessed with having his first sexual experience. Despite the favors of train conductor Masa, Milos has no luck. His quest leads him to a female Resistance fighter who, in passing, recruits him to the cause. As Milos finally finds love, danger draws closer.Closely Watched Trains featuring Václav Neckář and Josef Somr is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and available for rent or purchase on iTunes. It's a comedy and drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (11,231 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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Not available to watch free online.

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#2,934 Ranked Movie

#120 Ranked in World War II Movies

#197 Ranked in War Movies

#246 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

Closely Watched Trains has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (11,231 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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