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The Art of Travel (2008)

R | | Drama | 2 September 2008 (USA)
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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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Thomas Whelan
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Cast

Credited cast:
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 Annie Huntley ... Sandra
Brian LaBelle ... Traveler 2
Tommy Savas ... Travis
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

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

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Drama

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Rated R for language and some nudity

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

2 September 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Taxidi stin peripeteia See more »

Filming Locations:

Bolivia See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Color
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Trivia

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 »

Quotes

[first lines]
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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AMOR
Performed and Written by Danny Del Toro and Andy Singer
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One of a kind
20 October 2014 | by rooprectSee all my reviews

I'm reviewing this movie nearly 5 years after I saw it, so bear with me. "Why bother," you ask? Because 5 years later I'm still hard pressed to come up with a movie like it.

A real gem, though not necessarily everyone's cup of tea, "The Art of Travel" will appeal to those of you wanderlusting souls who can enjoy adventures in the simple act of getting on a plane and going somewhere new. There are no car chases, bank heists or torrid love affairs with hot supermodels. But since when have any of you experienced any of that? (If you have, then why the heck are you watching movies like the rest of us schmoes??)

Actually the story does contain some heavy action & suspense, possibly some good old Central American gunfire, but that's not intended to be the focus. On the contrary, life without hair-raising thrills can be every bit as adventurous and fun, and "The Art of Travel" shows us precisely that. I highly recommend it to young people who plan on traveling the world, as well as older folks who have never had the opportunity. This film awakens the adventurer in all of us. And don't get me wrong; it's certainly not boring. Like any good trip to a foreign land, every minute is packed with the unexpected. Hats off to the filmmakers for bringing the unique magic of travel into our living rooms.


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