Two for the Road (1967)


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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 abandon, Donen and scriptwriter Frederic Raphael chronicle the 12-year relationship between architect Wallace (Albert Finney) and his wife (Audrey Hepburn). While backpacking through Europe, student Finney falls for lovely music student Jacqueline Bisset, but later … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Frederic Raphael
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On DVD: Nov 1, 2005


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as Cathy Manchester

as Howard Manchester

as Ruth Manchester

as Maurice Dalbret

as Francoise Dalbret

as Yvonne de Florac

as Simone

as Palamos

as Gilbert

as American Lady

as Police Inspector

as Mme. Solange

as Boat Officer

as Customs' Officer

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Critic Reviews for Two for the Road

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (5)

The picture never quite finds its tone.

Full Review… | August 30, 2012
The New Republic
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Time Out
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Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
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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.

Full Review… | January 28, 2015

Audience Reviews for Two for the Road

The film chronicles several journeys in a couple's relationship.
While the performances by Albert Finney and Audrey Hepburn are often delightful, the film's primary problem is its unevenness. It's occasionally hard to follow, and the mix of happy times and marital discord never quite finds its proper balance.
Overall, there are parts of this film that are fun, but the film as a whole lacks cohesiveness.

Jim Hunter

Super Reviewer


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 charm. From a narrative standpoint it might be a bit muddled, but Hepburn and Finney give the right touch of wit, chemistry, cynicism and joie de vivre for all to be pleased.

Pierluigi Puccini

Super Reviewer

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.

Jennifer Xu

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