Family dramas and children’s cinema are some of the most joyous genres. Some of the top children’s dramas include several animated movies as well as non-animated movies. They also include fictional as well as real-life based stories. It is also seen that fairy tales and magical tales are heavily popular among kids too.
What is the Railway Children Return about?
The Railway Children is one such children’s drama that is appreciated and loved widely today. Based on a book, the film came out on 21st December 1970.
The movie is directed by Lionel Jeffries and produced by Robert Lynn. Arthur Ibbetson does the brilliant cinematography while Johnny Douglas gives the lovely music. It stars Jenny Agutter as Roberta, Sally Thomsett as Phyllis, Gary Warren as Peter, Dinah Sheridan as Mother, Bernard Cribbins as Albert, William Mervyn as Old Gentleman, Ann Lancaster as Ruth and so on.
It has a running time of 110 minutes and is presented in English. The plot revolves around three children who are forced to reside in rural Yorkshire after the false imprisonment of their father.
It is absolutely adventurous, joyful and thrilling to watch the film. Earlier, the plot was also presented in a TV series form, and other than that, it has been recreated six different times till now. This fact itself states how popular and loved the overall storyline has already been. It also makes it highly obvious for the audiences and fans to keep an eye on a sequel.
Railway Children Return: Has the filming begun?
Coming to the film’s sequel, it is being said that the complete film has been wrapped in recent times, and the first look is out already. The announcement for the same was made in May 2021. There was also a bit of information that included coming back to some of the earlier characters in the sequel. The plot has a setup of the second world war along with the adventures of children. The children might happen to be from a modern generation who are taken back in time. Like the earlier film, this film too got shot in countryside locations which can make it highly nostalgic as well as fresh at the same time.
Railway Children Return: Release Date, Cast and Trailer
About the trailer and teaser, there hasn’t been anything out as the release date is a bit far, according to the makers. Some articles state the release date to be somewhere around April of 2022.
The confirmed star cast for this particular film include the following-
Jenny Agutter as Roberta
Railway Children Return: What to expect?
The newer film is being directed by Morgan Matthews and written by Danny Brocklehurst. It is being produced by Jemma Rodgers under the production company Studio Canal. Any other news apart from this is not confirmed.
Additionally, not much of any information is out yet, and plot details for the upcoming movie is a far outcry given how there is no new update till now. However, The first look picture has 7 extremely happy children playing out in the greenery on a sunny day. It also shows the children in a completely old sense of fashion and signals that they are living in the countryside. Although it seems highly exciting, fans are waiting for it desperately. The first film has successfully portrayed a great storyline with amazing performances and so is expected from the sequel as well. Until any further news, let us rejoice with the first edition.
This post will be updated once more new information regarding Railway Children Return is revealed. Till then, do come back for more updates!