Goin' Down the Road
Goin' Down the Road (1970)

Two men in their mid-twenties chase their dreams to the big city with tragic results in this acclaimed piece of low-key neorealism from Canada. Joey (Paul Bradley) and Peter (Doug McGrath) are best friends from a small town in Nova Scotia.… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 2, 1970
DVD Release Date: November 19, 2002
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Goin' Down the Road is about hard times here and now, and it's the best movie to hit town in a long time.

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Fernando F. Croce

All is chronicled by Donald Shebib with a documentarian's eye for granular verity

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David Nusair
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...Goin' Down the Road is still surprisingly relevant today.

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Daniel Perry
Made me think of the last line in a song by the Hold Steady: "In the end, only the girl knows the whole truth / In the end, I bet no one learns a… More
Emily Armstrong
Aw man, is this what the world thinks of when they think of Canadian cinema? The only thing more despressing than that thought is this movie itself. This movie… More