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One for the Road (2003)

 |  Comedy  |  2 July 2004 (UK)
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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; ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rupert Procter ...
Paul
Gregory Chisholm ...
Jimmy (as Greg Chisholm)
Mark Devenport ...
Mark
Hywel Bennett ...
Julie Legrand ...
Liz
Micaiah Dring ...
Eve
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Ian
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Dave
Penn Linfield ...
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 ...
The 'TWOC'ers'
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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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Another overlooked decent Brit film
31 December 2004 | by (St Helens, World Class On Grass) – See all my reviews

A black comedy about alcohol addiction. If that makes you think twice about watching it then don't. As you can imagine, a film dealing with such a subject will be pretty dark and this definitely is. Disjointed at times with a plot that doesn't really cover the relationships that the characters are ruining through their own addiction lets this film down. The acting performances are competent and there is some empathy that you develop occasionally. At times it is very, very funny and the film is done in a mix of The Office style documentary and fly-on-the-wall film which works very well. Not the greatest but again significantly better than most of the guff that Hollywood turfs out. 7.5/10.


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