Ghost Train

  • 8 10
  • 2014
  • 14min
Ghost Train
  • English
  • German, Spanish, French

This short documentary follows Geoffrey, a lonely octogenarian, as he finds a new life inside a macabre cabaret-theatre .

Ghost Train
  • English
  • German, Spanish, French
Awards

AWARDS: Best Short Documentary. Hot Docs Canada/ Grand Jury Award for Best Short. Stanley Film Festival/ Audience Award. Australia Human Rights Arts Film Festival/ Best Short Documentary. Guanajuato International Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival/ Melbourne International Film Festival/ Tribeca International Film Festival

Ghost Train. Finding love in a dark cabaret-theater

After having to put his wife in a nursing home, the lonely life of 84-year-old Geoffrey turns upside down when he takes a ride on ghost train that takes him to Dracula's, a cabaret-theatre set in the world of vampires.

There he meets Gillian, the lead vampire of the show, with whom he begins a relationship as dissimilar as it is endearing. This documentary short film shows us the improbable forms and places that love adopts at any time of our lives.

Kelly Hucker
Kelly Hucker Director
James Fleming
James Fleming Director

Production Companies

Camera Electrica