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Two for the Road (1967)

 -  Drama | Comedy | Romance  -  27 April 1967 (USA)
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A couple in the south of France non-sequentially spin down the highways of infidelity in their troubled ten-year marriage.

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Howard Manchester
Gabrielle Middleton ...
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Claude Dauphin ...
Maurice Dalbret
Nadia Gray ...
Francoise Dalbret
Georges Descrières ...
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Irène Hilda ...
Yvonne de Florac (as Irene Hilda)
Dominique Joos ...
Sylvia
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Joanna is in a touring girl's choir and Mark is a struggling architect. when they first meet on the road in Europe. The film follows their life together --- through courtship and marriage, infidelity and parenthood --- all on the road in a variety of cars through a score of time-shifting vignettes. Written by A.L.Beneteau <albl@inforamp.net>

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27 April 1967 (USA)  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Several biographies of Hepburn state she was very nervous shooting her first nude scenes for this film, particularly a skinny dipping sequence. If such a scene was shot, it didn't end up in the final print. See more »

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When Mark and Joanna are riding away in the concrete pipe, you can clearly see that the truck carrying them has a large set of wheels as the furthest back portion of the truck, which would make it difficult for them to just jump out. But when they cut to the scene where they are jumping out, the large set of wheels is gone. See more »

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Mark Wallace: We agreed before we were married we weren't gonna have any children.
Joanna Wallace: And before we were married we *didn't*.
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Two for the Road
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Music by Henry Mancini
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The most beautiful film about being married, staying married and loving it and hating it all the way.
4 April 2003 | by (Los Angeles, Ca.) – See all my reviews

An exquisite film about the complexities of love and marriage and all

that in brings, Two for the Road also boasts the best film of Audrey

Hepburn's brilliant career -- and certainly the best of Stanley Donen's.

Even by todays standards, the film hold its own and surpasses the

superficial garbage Hollywood cranks out on a daily basis. Maybe Matthew

MacConnaughey, Sandra Bullock, Meg Ryan, Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts,

Ashton Kucher, Brittney Murphy, Nia Vardolos, John Corbett, and all the

directors that try this genre... Adam Shankman, in particular should be

tied to a chair and forced to watch this film. But, maybe, that's a bad

idea because from what they turn out, they wouldn't get it anyway.

They'd probably find it too dated.

This film has more soul in one frame than anything these artists will

churn out in their lifetimes. Hopefully 20th Century Fox will release

this on DVD for the world to see and experience with the wonder of

digital restoration and stereo sound. The score by Henry Mancini is one

of his best. For the true romantics, this film is a must. ......


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