Documentary / Film

Rocky Mountain Express

Released: July 12, 2016 • Available in US & Canada
Product SKU: 826663168365
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Synopsis

Rocky Mountain Express propels audiences on a steam train journey through the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies and relates the epic adventure of building the nation's first transcontinental railway.

Retracing the original route aboard the majestic steam engine 2816, the film transports the audience back to the age of steam to re-live this alpine nation-building odyssey. The film weaves together spectacular aerial cinematography, breathtaking vistas of the West, archival photographs and maps and the potent energy and rhythms of a live steam locomotive to immerse audiences in an era of remarkable ingenuity and struggle. Ride the rails along deep river canyons and over high mountain passes through a region of stunning natural beauty. Discover some of the most beautiful and rugged landscapes on Earth and the heroic human drama and epic engineering that shaped a continent.

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Bonus Features

  • The Romance Of Transportation In Canada (1952) – 11-minute Animated Short By Colin Low Which Earned A BAFTA Award And An Oscar® Nomination (1952: Best Animated Short Film)
  • Railroader (1958) – 22-minute Documentary By Guy L. Coté About The Same Stretch Of Track Features In Rocky Mountain Express
  • IMAX Trailers

Product Information

Rocky Mountain Express

NAME ROLE
Alexander Low Producer
Pietro L. Serapiglia Producer
Stephen Low Director
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