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
The parking lot where they spend the night in the cab is located in Westerville, OH. Raisin Rack is a natural, health food store located there. See more »
At Claires dads house, Eric hands Thom a check for payment of the cab ride from NY to CA. The New York address listed on the check has a California zip code. See more »
Actually, sir, if you could just take a look now, I'd really appreciate it. There's this issue with my landlord. He's kind of on my back. So if you could just, please - please - thank you.
Not bad, nice work, good job. Thanks for coming in.
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Written by Mark Kozelek (as Mark Edward Kozelek)
Performed by Sun Kil Moon
Courtesy of Caldo Verde Records
By arrangement with Bank Robber Music See more »
A smart, modern, romantic comedy
This is without a doubt one of the best romantic comedies I've seen in a long while, probably because it didn't come out of the Hollywood mill. With interesting, developed characters, a quirky, fun plot and twists that keep your brain alive, Sam Jaeger did a fine job writing a first class screenplay that doesn't rely on sex, animals, excessive profanity or outrageous antics to keep the laughs coming. Instead it relies on the quirks of the human condition, which is infinitely more funny than over-the-top pranks. The perfect date movie, it would rock the box office if it gets a chance, just by word of mouth. At the premier, a man with a kidney stone tried to tough out his pain just to see the end. Who can beat that for an endorsement?
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