The Art Of Travel
The Art Of Travel (2008)

A man who planned to marry his high school sweetheart, buy a house with a white picket fence, and raise a family kisses his dreams of suburban bliss goodbye in order to travel through a hundred mile section of Central and South American… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 2, 2008
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63%
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52%



Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Anderson
Variety

Overacted and overblown, pic will underwhelm commercially, with theatrical perhaps limited to friends and family.

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Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

Part The Graduate, part Fitzcarraldo, The Art of Travel is a tribute to living on the road less traveled. Filmed entirely on location, it offers a more rounded portrayal of culture outside of the standard Hollywood clichés

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Luke Y. Thompson
OC Weekly

...cloying and a structural mess

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Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

...director Thomas Whelan embraces the wanderlust spirit in this enjoyable if uneven film, whose qualities often reflect the television background of most of its cast.

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Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

It's a sturdy directorial job for a difficult movie; one that wants to spread the idea of travel as the ultimate cotton swab of life, but also engages in good times to keep the less spiritually open audience members awake.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

It's too bad that there isn't a documentary about the making of The Art of Travel since that would undoubtedly make for an interesting movie.

Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

The use of such locales as Bolivia, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru adds to the exotic flavor of the film.

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Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

Travel is an ambitious, involving and extensive travelogue that challenges the imagination. [A] feasible fable that allows one to remain contemplative and connected

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Curtis Lilly
Hmm.....I put it on as something to fall asleep to, and it was so bad I couldn't sleep through it. For a movie that claims to hate quotes, it sure uses… More
Mark Abell
Stunning scenery, interesting characters, decent acting, but a lackluster plot add up to make this a bit of a disappointment. I didn't necessarily need a… More