The Railway Man is an emotionally powerful film based on the true story of Eric Lomax. Eric (Colin Firth) meets Patti (Nicole Kidman) on a train. We’re on a quick romantic journey to marriage but soon discover Eric’s Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which is linked to brutal torture as a POW. The severe PTSD symptoms threaten to destroy his relationship along with his life.
- The torment of PTSD experienced by soldiers and their loved ones
- Glimpses of how some survive torture, albeit at a high price
- What revenge, remorse, redemption, reconciliation, forgiveness might look like