Train Without a Timetable

Train Without a Timetable (Serbo-Croatian: Vlak bez voznog reda) is a 1959 Yugoslav film directed by Veljko Bulajić. It was entered into the 1959 Cannes Film Festival.[1] The film was also selected as the Yugoslav entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 32nd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]

Train Without a Timetable
Directed byVeljko Bulajić
Written byIvo Braut
Veljko Bulajić
StarringStole Aranđelović
CinematographyKreso Grcevic
Edited byBlazenka Jencik
Release date
  • 14 March 1959 (1959-03-14)
Running time
121 minutes
CountryFPR Yugoslavia

The film was a complex drama dealing with the interactions among people who were forcefully leaving their ancestral homes in order to move to new, yet undeveloped farmland. His debut was a major success earning him four awards at the Yugoslav National Film Awards (now known as the Pula Film Festival), an award from the city of Zagreb and the best debut film award at the Cannes Film Festival.


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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Train Without a Timetable". Retrieved 15 February 2009.
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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