Finding North (1998)




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Stuck in Brooklyn-Bridge traffic, bored Rhonda Portelli (Wendy Makkena) attempts to keep Travis Furlong (John Benjamin Hickey) from jumping off the bridge. At her bank job, co-workers celebrate her 30th birthday, but then she's fired. Travis turns up, and she decides to help him overcome his emotional setbacks, traveling with him to a small Texas town. Sexual tensions arise along the way, since Wendy doesn't know Travis is gay. Shown at 1998 fests (SXSW, Palm Springs).

Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Kim Powers
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 7, 2000
Wolfe Video

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All Critics (14) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Village Voice
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
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A disappointing film

Full Review… | August 13, 2011

A delightful road film concerning a mismatched couple on a peculiar mission.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Film Journal International

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