Track 29 is a 1988 film directed by Nicolas Roeg. It was produced by George Harrison's HandMade Films with Rick McCallum. The film was nominated for and won a few awards at regional film festivals. The writer, Dennis Potter, adapted his own 1974 television play, Schmoedipus, changing the setting from London to the United States. It was filmed in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
The wife of a small town doctor tires of his spending too much time playing with his model trains, and starts thinking about the son she gave up for adoption years before. While dining at a cafe, she meets a British hitchhiker, who believes he is her son. Years earlier, she was raped and gave up her son for adoption. The son may be a figment of her imagination. They start to get to know each other and the son starts to hate the husband. The wife begins to fear for her husband's safety.
Janet Maslin of The New York Times thought the film missed the mark:
However, Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun...