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This delightful film was part of the Czech new wave cinema of the 60s and is achingly poignant and wonderfully understated. Set in WW2 and built around the story of a young apprentice station master and his longing for a beautiful train conductress. It is funny, observant and full of pathos. There is everything to like about this film from the slow motion build up, to the characters being fleshed and the hints of menace where the Germans arrive...the end of course makes you weep.