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One for the Road (2003)

One for the Road follows Jimmy, Paul, Richard and Mark who meet on a rehabilitation course for drink drivers. Jimmy is young, ambitious and desperate to sell his late father's business; ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rupert Procter ...
Paul
Gregory Chisholm ...
Jimmy (as Greg Chisholm)
Mark Devenport ...
Mark
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Julie Legrand ...
Liz
Micaiah Dring ...
Eve
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Ian
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Dave
Penny Chettle ...
Mary (as Penny Linfield)
Tony Claassen ...
Vague Tony
Tim Cunningham ...
Kevin
Dena Smiles ...
Patti / Pamela
Michaela Megran-Handley ...
Paul's Daughter
Benjamin Linfield-Jones ...
Paul's Son
David Peachey ...
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One for the Road follows Jimmy, Paul, Richard and Mark who meet on a rehabilitation course for drink drivers. Jimmy is young, ambitious and desperate to sell his late father's business; Paul has been salesman of the year three times running, however, that was five years ago; Richard is a retired millionaire property developer and Mark is a taxi driver with a weakness for weed and philosophy. Very quickly they realize the course is the networking opportunity of a lifetime as Paul, Mark and Jimmy plot to relieve Richard of some of his wealth... Written by Em Foundation

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Dark, daring, painfully funny
13 May 2004 | by (hounslow, england) – See all my reviews

One For The Road is a dark, daring and painfully funny exploration of men, drink and friendship. Never patronising the audience or offering easy justifications for its characters often repellent behaviour, the film nonetheless builds up an intoxicating mood that echoes the characters own descent into booze and violence. With great natural performances all round -especially from Greg Chisholm as the nominal 'hero' Jimmy, and from Mark Devenport as a carless taxi driver - and looking like little else being produced for the big screen in Britain today, One For the Road feels like a breath of fresh air, albeit tinged with the stink of booze and puke.


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