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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 ... See full summary »

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Taylor 'One Ball'
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Justin 'Two Dogs'
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Carlos 'Bullet'
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Anna 'G-Spot' (as Angelika Baran)
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Christina Layne
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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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Thomas Whelan and Brian LaBelle had worked on the TV show Malcolm in the Middle and met actor Christopher Kennedy Masterson while working there. 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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Immature production with few saving virtues
4 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is composed of elements that appeal to me but I was disappointed. The acting is journeyman quality and the cinematography is professional. The story is generally juvenile and poorly detailed, with some exceptions. Those good scenes made viewing less painful. The plot development tries, but fails to achieve a coherence and fails to allow the characters to become real. This leaves the movie as an 18 year old's fantasy of what he could do if he left his home town in anger and embarrassment and had hot chicks falling for him through a series of adventures while traveling on money provided by a cool dad living vicariously. The young hero accomplishes nothing on his own merit except for saving the trans-Darien expedition from a guerrilla band in a scene that rings so phony it would have worked better as a dream sequence. This is not a retelling of the universal stories of transformation through adversity or rites of passage. Although the central character grows a beard and looks older by the end of the movie he has not matured. Likewise, decent acting and production values have not created a mature or compelling film.


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