A young, idealist American gets a job as a train conductor for the Zentropa railway network in postwar, US-occupied Frankfurt. As various people try to take advantage of him, he soon finds his position politically sensitive, and gets caught up in a whirlpool of conspiracies and Nazi sympathisers.
- Genre: Drama, History
- Studio: Det Danske Filminstitut, Gérard Mital Productions, Nordisk Film Denmark, WMG Film, Euroimages Fund of the Council of Europe, Alicéléo, Eurimages, Fortuna Film, Institut suisse du film, Sofinergie 1, Sofinergie 2, Svenska Filminstitutet, UGC
- Keyword: chess, munich, germany, hypnosis, bridge, allies, employee, travel, priest, post world war ii, 1940s, frankfurt, model train set
- Cast: Jean-Marc Barr, Barbara Sukowa, Udo Kier, Max von Sydow, Eddie Constantine, Jørgen Reenberg