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The Art of Travel -- 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.


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The art of travel is to deviate from the current plan.
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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Christopher Masterson ... Conner Layne

Brooke Burns ... Darlene Loren

Johnny Messner ... Christopher Loren

James Duval ... Taylor 'One Ball'

Jake Muxworthy ... Justin 'Two Dogs'

Shalim Ortiz ... Carlos 'Bullet'

Angelika Libera ... Anna 'G-Spot' (as Angelika Baran)

Bijou Phillips ... Christina Layne

Ernie Lively ... Mr. Layne

Maria Conchita Alonso ... Mrs. Layne
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Alexandra Breckenridge ... Kate (as Alex Breckenridge)

Frank Califano ... Priest
Annie Huntley ... Sandra
Brian LaBelle ... Traveler 2

Tommy Savas ... Travis

Silvia Spross ... Vopka

Danny Trejo ... Limo Driver
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Directed by
Thomas Whelan 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Brian LaBelle  writer
Thomas Whelan  writer

Produced by
Emyr G. Graciano .... producer
Kyle Dean Jackson .... post-production producer
Kyle Dean Jackson .... producer
Brian LaBelle .... producer
Corey Large .... executive producer
Carol Masterson .... producer
Christopher Masterson .... producer
Alan Pao .... executive producer
Alan Pao .... post-production producer
Kathy Sunshine Soler .... assistant producer
Thomas Whelan .... producer
Original Music by
Steve Bartek 
Cinematography by
Lawson Deming 
Film Editing by
Yesenia Higuera 
Production Design by
Jennifer Williams 
Art Direction by
Jennifer Williams 
Costume Design by
Holly Hill 
Makeup Department
Luis Alberto Fandino .... makeup artist: Panama
Laura Garrett .... makeup artist
Production Management
Abner Benaim .... unit production manager: Panama
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brian LaBelle .... second unit director
Pat McConville .... second assistant director
Sidell McConville .... second second assistant director (as Sidell Chase)
Art Department
Carlton Jordan .... assistant art director
Victor Villarreal .... assistant art director
Victor Villarreal .... production designer: Panama
Sound Department
James Barth .... dialogue editor
Miriam Cole .... audio post coordinator
Gary Day .... sound recordist
Casey A. Fife .... sound designer
Casey A. Fife .... sound effects editor
Leobardo Ledon .... adr recordist
Leobardo Ledon .... foley recordist
Sam C. Lewis .... adr recordist
Michael J. McDonald .... sound re-recording mixer (as Michael McDonald)
Michael J. McDonald .... supervising sound editor (as Michael McDonald)
Manuel Mendoza .... sound effects editor
G.W. Pope III .... foley artist
G.W. Pope III .... sound editor
G.W. Pope III .... sound effects editor
Todd Smith .... foley recordist
Alex Ullrich .... foley artist
Carlos Beto Urriola .... boom operator: Panama
Brad Whitcanack .... sound designer (sound designer)
Special Effects by
Mark Fenlason .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Kenneth Armstrong .... digital effects artist
G. Peter King .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Kimberly Culotta .... second assistant camera
Leah Demo .... assistant camera
Oscar Jimenez .... grip: Panama
Efrain Laguna .... key grip: Panama
Robert Lam .... assistant camera: re-shoots
Mario Marinez .... electrician: Panama
Jay Muranaka .... electrician
Ivan Vatez Rodriguez .... gaffer
Hasan Schahbaz .... key grip
José Tuñón B. .... grip: Panama
Conner Vandeer .... Steadicam operator
Editorial Department
Sebastian Perez-Burchard .... on-line editor
Narbeh Tatoussian .... digital intermediate colorist
Music Department
Darren McKenzie .... music editor
Other crew
Iiario Ayastui .... production assistant: Panama
Bernardo Kenny .... location manager
Oscar O. Olmos .... set medic: Panama
David Sauceda .... production assistant: Panama
Matias Slupski .... production assistant: Panama
Gaspar Villarreal .... production assistant: Panama
Victor Villarreal .... gun wrangler: Panama

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Rated R for language and some nudity
100 min
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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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24 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
I can't get travel out of my head, 13 March 2008
Author: mathewalmaden from San Jose-Cinequest

So I watched this film to an sold out audience at Cinequest a couple weeks ago. While watching the movie I was entertained, maybe not as much as the rest of the audience who seemed to just love it, but by the end of the film I just thought the film was at least fun to watch, nothing that blew me away, but I wasn't disappointed in the film at all. I watched the Q & A and the filmmakers seemed really passionate about the way it was made and to go out and travel the world. And they had some great stories about how the film was made. And Brooke Burns is so beautiful in person - which by the way she played one of my favorite characters in the film too. Anyway, I walked out of the theater thinking it was alright and now, two weeks later, I'm still thinking about the movie! Now- I think the film is quite amazing and I will rent it if it ever comes out on video. (I'm happy I got to see it on a big screen) How funny huh? It's not the greatest independent I've ever seen, but it's dam entertaining and it makes you want to go out and travel the world. What's crazier is that I actually bought a ticket to Honduras yesterday and I'm setting out for my own adventure! So I warn you, watching the film might make you do something impulsive. . . that's a good movie in my book.

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