Two for the Road (1967)

Approved  |   |  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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Complete credited cast:
Cathy Manchester
Howard Manchester
Gabrielle Middleton ...
Ruth Manchester
Claude Dauphin ...
Maurice Dalbret
Nadia Gray ...
Francoise Dalbret
Georges Descrières ...
David (as Georges Descrieres)
Irène Hilda ...
Yvonne de Florac (as Irene Hilda)
Dominique Joos ...


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 <>

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They make something wonderful out of being alive!


Drama | Comedy | Romance


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Release Date:

27 April 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un camino para dos  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Audrey Hepburn was afraid of water, so the scene in which Mark throws Joanna into the water had to be done with some divers standing just barely outside the camera range. One take was ruined because the diver jumped in too save Audrey too quickly. See more »


While riding in a limousine, Joanna's hairdo is first shown with bangs, then without bangs, and then with bangs again. See more »


Mark Wallace: If there's one thing I really despise, it's an indispensable woman.
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Referenced in Cuatro estaciones (2010) See more »

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4 May 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is my favorite movie of all time. I just saw it 2 weeks ago, and I've already watched it about 7 times. The way that Mark and Joanna's relationship is displayed through the time changes is excellent, and while you'd think that keeping track of the time would be difficult, it's actually quite simple if you look at the hair and the attitudes of the couple. Audrey Hepburn is magnificent, one of her best performances ever, and Albert Finney is charming as her workaholic husband. The Maxwell-Manchesters are hilarious, especially the little girl Ruthie. Audrey is the bored wife, trying to save the 12-year marriage, while Albert is the overworking, bad tempered husband. The movie takes you through their three trips, the first when their love affair began, the second when she is pregnant with their first child, and the third when their marriage is beginning to fail. Their love is displayed wonderfully, and anyone can see that Hepburn and Finney were in love in real life, too. The music is beautiful, I love how it's played all throughout the movie. I think that it's one of the best parts of the whole movie, but there wasn't a moment when I wasn't completely wrapped up in what was going on. This is a classic, and I can't believe I'd never heard of it before I accidently picked it up at the video store. Anyone who is married (or who's looking for some laughs) should definitely watch this movie, it's a must-see.

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