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“Transsiberian” is a 2008 suspense thriller film directed by . The film follows an American couple, Roy () and Jessie (), who decide to take the Trans-Siberian Railway from Beijing to Moscow. During the journey, they meet a couple of fellow travelers, Carlos () and Abby (), who may not be who they appear to be. As the train journey progresses, Roy and Jessie find themselves embroiled in a dangerous situation that threatens their safety and their relationship.


“Transsiberian” is a well-crafted suspense thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat. The film is skillfully shot, with the stunning vistas of the Siberian landscape providing a breathtaking backdrop to the action. The cast is also excellent, with and delivering nuanced performances that capture the tension and uncertainty of their characters' situation. The supporting cast is equally strong, with and providing a sense of mystery and danger to the film.

The film is not without its flaws, however. At times, the pacing can be a bit slow, and some of the plot twists may be predictable for seasoned thriller fans. That being said, “Transsiberian” is a well-crafted and engaging film that will keep you guessing until the very end.


“Transsiberian” was generally well-received by critics, earning a 91% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. While the film did not receive any major award nominations, it did win a few smaller awards, including the Audience Award at the San Sebastián International Film Festival and the Best Director award at the Sitges Film Festival.

Directed by
Produced by Julio Fernández
Written by Will Conroy
Starring , , , , , ,
Music by Alfonso Vilallonga
Cinematography Xavi Giménez
Edited by Jaume Martí
Castelao Producciones UFA Future Films UK
Distributed by Icon Film Distribution
Release date 18 January 2008 (Sundance) 18 July 2008 (Limited) 5 September 2008
Running time 111 minutes
Countries Germany United Kingdom Spain Lithuania
Languages English
Box office $5.9 million

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