One Week (2001)



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In this independent drama, Varson (Kenny Young) is a week away from marrying his long-time girlfriend Kiya (Saadiqa Muhammed), and things ought to be going well for him. But that's hardly the case; Varson is having serious trouble negotiating the corporate battlefield at work, and his friend Tyco (Eric Lane) has taken up residence on his couch (and isn't taking the hint that it's time to leave). But these problems seem like small potatoes when Varson is informed that his name appears on a list … More

Rating: R (for strong language, some drug use, sexual content and brief violence)
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Kenny Young, Carl Seaton, Kara Young
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 21, 2003
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as Varon

as Tyco

as Ms. Watts

as Mrs. Parker

as Mr. Parker

as Mr. Jones

as Krew Sports Manager

as Woman at Ressie's Do...

as Receptionist

as Security Guard No. 1

as Security Guard No. 2

as Mr. Davis

as Danielle

as Danielle's Boyfriend

as Mrs. Minnie

as Bartender

as Cop No. 1

as Cop No. 2

as Paramedic No. 1

as Paramedic No. 2

as Detective

as Mr. Parker
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All Critics (10) | Top Critics (7)

Although, at times, the sluggish action of One Week seems to creep by in real time, the film is kept believable by honest, low-key performances and a script that sounds like the way real people talk.

Full Review… | April 19, 2002
Washington Post
Top Critic

Deserves to be given time for the word to get out on just how good it is.

April 5, 2002
Detroit Free Press
Top Critic

The film's important message is delivered without excessive sentimentality or being overly preachy.

October 29, 2001
Hollywood Reporter
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A rather crude affair that feels like a student film.

October 19, 2001
New York Post
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Holds together in spite of its flaws.

Full Review… | October 19, 2001
New York Times
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Hits its target and does it the old-fashioned way, not with didacticism but with a solid story and, for the most part, well-crafted, authentic characters that deepen over the course of the film, giving genuine emotional power to the film's resolutions.

Full Review… | October 18, 2001
Chicago Tribune
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