Sunset Limited. New Orleans; San Antonio; Tucson; Phoenix; Los Angeles. 48 Stunden Abfahrt dreimal wöchentlich. Reisen Sie auf unserer südlichsten Strecke. The Sunset Limited. ()1 Std. 30 Min In diesem Drama mit Tommy Lee Jones und Samuel L. Jackson in den Hauptrollen führen ein schwarzer. Der Sunset Limited ist ein [Amtrak-Zug] (/carrier/amtrak-train/), der zwischen Los Angeles, Kalifornien, und San Antonio, Texas, verkehrt. Die gesamte Strecke.
The Sunset Limited: KritikenDer Sunset Limited ist ein [Amtrak-Zug] (/carrier/amtrak-train/), der zwischen Los Angeles, Kalifornien, und San Antonio, Texas, verkehrt. Die gesamte Strecke. Zwei Männer in einem heruntergekommenen Apartment: Black hat White zuvor daran gehindert, sich vor den Zug zu stürzen. Für White hat sein Leben keinen Sinn mehr: Für ihn endet ohnehin alles mit dem Tod. Ganz anders für Black. Er hat zum Glauben an. The Sunset Limited ein Film von Tommy Lee Jones mit Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones. Inhaltsangabe: Ein zutiefst religiöser Ex-Gefängnisinsasse.
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He believes that there is a God and that we all must go through the troubles of life to get to paradise Heaven. By his own account, his story is that of a man who has committed murder and was far away from God, but has now changed.
Black feels that he can dissuade White from committing suicide. With Black stopping White right before he was about to kill himself, Black feels that this is destiny.
Two men having a philosophical debate about life and death and the idea that knowledge is a burden, and the more we know, the more miserable we become is one point of debate in this powerful film.
Some of the best writing and acting I've seen, anywhere. Multiple viewings may be required for most to fully absorb the impact. A real punch in the gut.
I actually felt like dusting off my old Bible and thumbing through it for a while when the movie ended. I don't know what else to say about this movie except that if you have not seen it yet, you MUST.
It makes so much sense and it is a real eye opener. McCarthy is genius. I love all is work and this is just an absolute masterpiece of writing. Tommy Lee Jones and my man Sammy L.
I have not seen acting this good in a long time. There is so much I want to tell you about this film, but words just cannot do it justice.
I loved every second of this film, and I hope you do to. This is truly special. All Titles TV Episodes Celebs Companies Keywords Advanced Search. The Sunset Limited whisks you 1, miles from America's Most Interesting City, New Orleans, through the bayous of Louisiana, the huge Heart of Texas, the storied West and beyond - to the home of Today will be my last here in the Big Easy.
Last night's rain made everything clean and bright in the clear morning sunlight. Southern Pacific's train 2, the eastbound "Sunset Limited" Los Angeles - New Orleans , awaits departure from Track 11 at Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal during an August evening in Don Sims photo.
Sunset Limited Crash Amtrak's suffered its deadliest accident and the worst rail accident since 's Newark Bay Bridge disaster when the Sunset Limited derailed on the Big Bayou Canot Bridge near Mobile, Alabama on September 22, A consist of the "Sunset Limited.
A Southern Pacific publicity photo of train 2, the eastbound "Sunset Limited" Los Angeles - New Orleans somewhere in Louisiana circa 's.
A postcard of Southern Pacific's "Sunset Limited" in the American Southwest circa Studying Diesels You will be hard pressed at finding a better online resource regarding diesel locomotives than Craig Rutherford's TheDieselShop.
Westbound trains leave New Orleans on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes two days to complete in each direction. In its present form, the eastbound Sunset Limited leaves Los Angeles in the late evening, traveling overnight through Arizona before arriving at breakfast time in Tucson and mid-afternoon in El Paso.
After traveling through west Texas overnight, it separates from the Texas Eagle in San Antonio. Resuming the second day of the trip, it arrives in Houston at lunchtime, Lafayette at rush hour, and the middle of the night in New Orleans.
The westbound train leaves New Orleans just after rush hour, arriving in Lafayette at lunchtime and just after the afternoon rush in Houston.
It then joins the Texas Eagle just after midnight, and travels overnight through west Texas before arriving in El Paso at lunchtime the following afternoon and dinner time in Tucson and Maricopa.
After traveling overnight through Arizona and California, it arrives in Los Angeles before breakfast.
The Texas Eagle , which runs daily between San Antonio and Chicago , operates as a section of the Sunset Limited on the days the latter train operates.
At San Antonio, a through coach and a through sleeper from the Texas Eagle combine with the Sunset Limited for the journey westward and split eastward.
When combined with the Sunset Limited , the Texas Eagle is numbered as westbound and eastbound. Before the start of Amtrak on May 1, , the Sunset Limited was operated by the Southern Pacific Railroad.
The Sunset Limited is the oldest named train in the United States, operating since November along the Sunset Route though originally named the Sunset Express.
The Sunset Route originating in New Orleans is the southernmost of the three gateways to the West Coast envisioned through the Pacific Railroad Acts.
The other two embarked from Chicago and St. However, the Sunset Route had two major advantages over the other two routes. It was an all-weather, year-round route that did not face the crippling snows of the Wasatch or Sierra mountain ranges to reach the Pacific Coast.
Additionally, the other two routes had to assault the front range of the Rockies. The Sunset Limited allowed passengers to reach the West Coast in a few days, not weeks.
The Sunset Limited was Southern Pacific's premier train. From its beginning in , until streamlining in , all the train's cars had 6-wheel trucks and dark olive green paint, with black roofs and trucks.
In the summer of , it was scheduled at 71 hr 40 min New Orleans to San Francisco; it then carried a coast-to-coast sleeper from Jacksonville to Los Angeles.
In contrast to its earliest Amtrak years,  the Sunset Limited , up to its later years, made stops not only at Phoenix, but also at Mesa and Chandler, Arizona.
A consist included: [ citation needed ]. In , the route was cut back to Los Angeles and the train carried coaches for the first time; it would never be all-sleeper again.
In , the train resumed running to San Francisco and was one of SP's first trains to receive air conditioning.
In January , it was cut back to Los Angeles, which has remained the western terminus ever since. The train was dieselized in late In August , it was the last major American luxury train to become a streamliner.
Also in , the train got a new look, with stainless steel cars with red letterboards and white "Southern Pacific" lettering. All cars except the RPO-Baggage which had 6-wheel trucks had 4-wheel trucks.
The last car of the train was a sleeping car with a blunt rear end and a lighted neon sign with the train name on the rear door.
Occasionally, even some Southern Pacific type and AC class Cab Forward type steam locomotives could be seen, especially on the western portion of its run.
Steam occasionally appeared on the Sunset Limited until After dieselization Alco PA A-A Unit diesel locomotives powered the train between New Orleans and El Paso, and EMD E7 and E9 diesel locomotives in A-B-B sets pulled the train between El Paso and Los Angeles.
Between and the diesel locomotives were painted in the Southern Pacific's "Daylight" scheme; in the s and 70s EMD F7 diesel locomotives in SP's "Bloody Nose" scheme powered the train on the entire run.
A typical consist from the early s included: [ citation needed ]. The Sunset was not spared from the sharp decline in rail service from the s onward.
During the s, amenities were progressively cut back, culminating in the elimination of the dining car, lounge car and all sleeping cars.
By , the once proud streamliner had three cars: a baggage car, a coach and an automat lunch counter car.