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The Art of Travel (2008)

High school grad. Conner Layne is about to marry his first love, but when wedding plans fail, he goes solo on his honeymoon to Central America, finding adventure with a ragtag group of ... See full summary »

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High school grad. Conner Layne is about to marry his first love, but when wedding plans fail, he goes solo on his honeymoon to Central America, finding adventure with a ragtag group of foreigners who attempt to cross the Darien Gap in record time. Written by lifeadventure

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The art of travel is to deviate from the current plan.

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Rated R for language and some nudity
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Filming in the jungle took place during the rainy season of August where it would rain at least three hours out of the day. See more »

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Title Card: Do not go where the path might lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Continue straight down to Patagonia... and jump
23 November 2011 | by See all my reviews

Had googled 'great travel movies' before I watched this, and must admit that it has been a long time since I was that disappointed. I will not employ tired similes in this review (such as 'it has as much depth as a well-splashed puddle') but rarely have I seen a movie - with so much potential to be engaging - being so unengaging. All the characters overacted, so I was left midway through wondering whether this was meant to be a farce or a philosophical 'find yourself' film. Masterson's character annoyed me so much that had I encountered him on his central/south American odyssey, I would have slapped him to the deepest reaches of Patagonia. While there was some redemption in the cinematography, the overall premise of this movie was constructed with incredulous naivety and could just very well turn you against backpackers or put you off your next jaunt to Machu Picchu


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