Two for the Road
Two for the Road (1967)

In preparing his romantic comedy Two For the Road, director Stanley Donen decided to utilize many of the cinematic techniques popularized by the French "nouvelle vague" filmmakers. Jump cutting back and forth in time with seeming… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 27, 1967
DVD Release Date: November 1, 2005
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Critic Score: 81% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Pauline Kael
The New Republic

The picture never quite finds its tone.

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Wendy Ide
Times (UK)

With Two for the Road... Donen took a romantic comedy and deconstructed it, using the nonlinear structure and jump cuts that were being popularised at the time by the French new wave.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Despite its visual trickery, it's one of the most emotionally honest films ever made in America.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's more facile than poignant.

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Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

A benchmark of marital dischord with luminous Hepburn, cheeky Finney

Carlo Cavagna

One of the best movies about relationships ever. Outstanding performances.

Josh Slater-Williams
The Skinny

Hepburn, shedding her established persona with glee, is particularly great, while Frederic Raphael's acerbic screenplay has touches of material he'd explore decades later with Eyes Wide Shut.

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Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

The jagged editing left many audiences stranded, but credit Donen for at least trying to put some gas in the worn-out conventions of 1960s mainstream filmmaking.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Superb character study.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
The film chronicles several journeys in a couple's relationship. While the performances by Albert Finney and Audrey Hepburn are often delightful, the… More
Veronique Kwak
"two for the road" is a refreshingly unique example of abandoned gentility from both director stanley donen and demure glamour star audrey hepburn who… More
Pierluigi Puccini
An au courant account -by the swinging sixties' standards- of a relationship and the institution of marriage, shown through all its stages with lots of… More
Leigh Ryan
This was great. Loved it.
Jennifer Xu
Albert Finney is sososososo hot. This is what Shoot the Moon wants to be but isn't. I'm glad it ends happily - really, really glad.
Dean McKenna
Good romantic-comedy and past memories of the couple - Audrey Hepburn (my idol) and Albert Finney.