Shadows on the Rails

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Film Info

Film Year: 2021

Film Duration: 21 min

Country: Finland

Language: Finnish


Elias Kahla

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Shadows on the Rails is a documentary film about surviving traumatic fatal accidents taken place in railways. The film is following four locomotive drivers, Kake, Markku, Ismo ja Kari who are gathering in summer cottage to discuss their experiences and ways of surviving trauma of someone committing a suicide on the railways. One of the drivers is still holding repressed feelings on his own experience. Through talking a peer support he can release pain and continue his life. The film is showing how peer support and talking is important while surviving something grave and serious.