One Week
One Week (2008)

"One Week" explores the motorcycle odyssey of a young man on an idiosyncratic quest for the meaning of life.

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
DVD Release Date: June 16, 2009
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Greg Quill
Toronto Star

Subsumed in Canada's vast landscape, Ben finds ephemeral distraction and occasional edification, but not much in the way of great epiphanies.

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Jim Slotek
Jam! Movies

Despite its morbid plot underpinnings, One Week is less depressing than the average Canadian movie. Maybe it's because you can never feel more alive than when you see this country in all its glory.

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Dennis Harvey

Kinda aimless, pleasant and bland.

Patrick Z. McGavin
Screen International

Another dispiriting example of a director using sickness and physical deterioration in rationalising dishonest and narcissistic behaviour.

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Brian Orndorf

A philosophical road move with a serious hard-on for all things Canada, the feature is a patchy but satisfying ride to self-actualization.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a moving and tremendously involving piece of work.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Bobby Hobbs
'One Week' poses a simple question: "What would you do if you had just one week to live?" When the main character in this movie finds out… More
Jim Careter
Not a horrible movie, just dull and depressing one though. Saw it at a film festival, and it wasn't horrible, but Ive seen better.
Kevin M. Williams
Filmic consideration on the ever popular musing "if you only had one week to live, what would you do?" (A popular variant I hear alla time:… More
Daniel Perry
Unfortunately, a very good performance by Joshua Jackson and some solid scenery - almost too much Canadiana, but bearable - go to waste in this otherwise poorly… More
Bentley Lyles
One Week tells the story of a man named Ben who discovers that he has Stage 4 Cancer. This soon affects his life, family, and fiance. To escape his sadness, he… More
It was such a good film.. Sad, funny, and touching. Don't know what I would do if I was told I was going to die.. Maybe the same thing he did... It was set… More