7.1/10
339
4 user

Omnibus (1992)

A commuter suddenly realizes he's mistakenly boarded the express train and desperately tries to get off between stations.

Director:

Sam Karmann
Reviews
Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Daniel Rialet Daniel Rialet ... The Man
Jacques Martial ... The Conductor
Christian Rauth Christian Rauth ... The Driver
Brigitte Auber ... The Nice Lady
Learn more

More Like This 

Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A woman misses her train and buys lunch in a café. When she returns to her table, a man is eating her salad.

Director: Adam Davidson
Stars: Scotty Bloch, Clebert Ford, Bernard Johnson
Black Rider (1993)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A young black man is verbally harassed by an older woman on a streetcar, while the other passengers remain silent. He finally exacts his revenge.

Director: Pepe Danquart
Stars: Senta Moira, Paul Outlaw, Stefan Merki
Toyland (2007)
Short | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A German mother lies to her son about where the Nazis are sending their Jewish neighbors.

Director: Jochen Alexander Freydank
Stars: Julia Jäger, Cedric Eich, Tamay Bulut Özvatan
Short | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A nosy neighbor, a drug dealer and an angry husband make for a move-in day that two men will never forget.

Director: Joachim Back
Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Kevin Corrigan, Liane Balaban
Mindenki (2016)
Short | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

'Sing' is a childhood drama with a lot of music, set in 1990s Budapest, Hungary. Inspired by a true story, it follows an award winning school choir and the new girl in class who just might uncover the ugly secret behind their fame.

Director: Kristóf Deák
Stars: Zsófia Szamosi, Dorottya Hais, Dorka Gáspárfalvi
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

On his way to the polls, an idealist, yet absent-minded voter has to endure continuous waves of racist cab drivers and their offensive remarks.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen
Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Jens Jørn Spottag, John Martinus
Curfew I (2012)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Having reached the lowest point in his life, a self-destructive man on the brink of demise receives an unexpected call from his estranged sister to look after her young daughter for the night. Could this be the beginning of a new reality?

Director: Shawn Christensen
Stars: Shawn Christensen, Fatima Ptacek, Kim Allen
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An 18-minute helicopter-based aerial visit across the archaeological ruins in Mexico.

Director: Robert Amram
Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Orson Welles
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Terence is caught in a vicious circle. he cannot get a job because he has no experience, but he cannot gain experience without getting a job!

Director: James Hendrie
Stars: Lenny Henry, Susan Brown, Kathy Burke
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Allan visits the sinister Usher family mansion, where his friend Roderick is painting a portrait of his sickly wife Madeline. The portrait seems to be draining the life out of Madeline, slowly leading to her death.

Director: Jean Epstein
Stars: Jean Debucourt, Marguerite Gance, Charles Lamy
Room 8 (2013)
Short | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A prisoner discovers a magical box with a baneful secret that he falls foul to.

Director: James W. Griffiths
Stars: Tom Cullen, Michael Gould, Yuri Klimov
Chronos (1985)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Carefully picked scenes of nature and civilization are viewed at high speed using time-lapse cinematography in an effort to demonstrate the history of various regions.

Director: Ron Fricke
Edit

Storyline

For six months, Jean-Louis has caught the 9:06 train for Cateau. It's two cars long and he sits in the front car. On January 2, 1992, after the train has left the station, the conductor informs him that the 9:06 no longer stops in Cateau; Jean-Louis will have to pay a fine, get off at Desvres, and catch a bus back. He panics, he'll be late, he'll lose his job, his children will starve. He pleads with the conductor as the other passengers in the car listen. The conductor takes him to see Errol, the engineer; Jean-Louis pleads with Errol to stop the train in Cateau. Errol says he can't do that, but if Jean-Louis is a fast runner, he has an idea that just might work. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Short

User Reviews

 
Some Guys Have All the Luck
5 April 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

This is one of those stories where a man has it all on the line. Through endurance, he manages to convince someone that he needs a big favor. He has taken the wrong bus and will not be able to get off at his stop. His whole life is going to go down the chute if he can't get off. What can he do? But some people just are born to be done in by chance. This is a hilarious little film.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

4 July 1993 (France) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lazennec Tout Court See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed