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Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.

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In New York City, Thom is broke and jobless, illegally working as a taxi driver just to make some quick cash to try and pay his rent. Claire is a successful business-woman, but personally she's in shambles trying to recover from a bump in her marriage and then comes the phone call that her distant father is in the hospital. Not knowing what to do, Claire hops in Thom's cab and orders him to just drive. And so he does. The duo find themselves in Pennsylvania and make the rash decision to drive across the country. On the road to California, there are many detours, as the obstacles and secrets force them to learn about themselves and each other. Written by napierslogs

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual references | See all certifications »

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$379 (USA) (13 April 2012)

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$15,374 (USA) (1 June 2012)
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The travel destination in the plot is Encinitas, CA. Once they arrive however, the location is not Encinitas. See more »

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Thom: I thought you said you didn't fly.
Claire: Well it's time I got over it. Those pilots know what they're doing. And it's safer than driving.
Thom: Depends on who's driving.
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Beautiful, non-formulaic romantic comedy
14 October 2011 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed watching this movie at the Chicago Film Festival with a lively, responsive crowd. It's a character-driven story featuring two unique individuals, against a backdrop of our beautiful, expansive country. As the journey progresses through big cities, desolate deserts and incredible canyons, the characters grow in their own personal journeys, confronting head on the reality of their life's decisions. For Claire, it's a marriage that is falling apart and a strained relationship with a father who just had a heart attack. For Thom, it's going broke pursuing a career he loves, and lying to his family about it out of shame and embarrassment. As the characters drive across the country together, they eventually reach two destinations -- California and the personal realizations that they need to change the patterns of their lives in pursuit of something more meaningful.


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