L'homme du train (The Man on the Train) is a 2002 French crime-drama film directed by Patrice Leconte, starring Jean Rochefort and Johnny Hallyday. It is also known as Man on the Train in the United States.
The movie was shot in Annonay, France and won the audience awards at the Venice Film Festival for "Best Film" and "Best Actor" (Jean Rochefort) in 2002.
Though not an English-speaking film, the UK Film Council awarded £500,000 (€750,000) to assist its production.
Paramount Classics acquired the United States distribution rights of this film and gave it a limited US theatrical release on May 9, 2003 to a total of 85 theaters; this film went on grossing $2,542,020 in the United States theaters, which is a solid result for a non-English film. Paramount Classics was ecstatic with this film's performance in the United States market.
Milan (Hallyday) arrives in a small town by train at the start of the week. The hotel is closed, but he finds accommodation due to a chance meeting with a...