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Mile Zero (2002)

Mile Zero




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Mile Zero, director Andrew Currie's feature debut, focuses on the emotional journey of a distraught father, Derek (Michael Riley), who feels his estranged wife, Allison (Sabrina Grdevich), and his young son, Will (Connor Widdows of the Agent Cody Banks movies), slipping away from him. He surprises Will after school one day, taking him on a long journey through British Columbia to a remote spot in the Canadian Rockies. The movie jumps back and forth between the tense journey that Derek and Will are making, and home videos and flashbacks of happier times, and the gradual dissolution of the marriage. Derek doesn't cope well with their separation, even going so far as to surreptitiously install a video monitor in his son's room so he can watch Will sleep. When Allison starts seeing someone new, Derek's fantasies of reconciliation collapse, sending him down a desperate path that ends up endangering more than just his fragile relationship with Will. ~ Josh Ralske, Rovimore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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On DVD: Jan 25, 2005


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Critic Reviews for Mile Zero

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3)

An auspicious feature debut demonstrating its helmer's ability to sustain an intense but understated mood, Andrew Currie's Mile Zero plows familiar ground in an unfamiliar way.

May 10, 2006
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Admirable but claustrophobic.

Full Review… | June 14, 2002
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

Full Review… | April 3, 2009
Top Critic

In its rawness, Mile Zero can be brutal to watch, but it has an emotional honesty found in too few dramas.

Full Review… | August 4, 2005
All Movie Guide

...elevated considerably by [star Michael] Riley's central performance, which is often far more compelling and intriguing than anything else in the film.

Full Review… | March 13, 2005
Reel Film Reviews

one of those movies with good direction and vision, rock-solid acting, and no distribution

Full Review… | January 29, 2005

Audience Reviews for Mile Zero

Great movie about a father seperated from his young son because of divorce. As the father starts to go overboard moments unfold that will make you cringe. The ending left something to be desired

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