30.09. - 09.10.2021

One Week Canada 2008 | 94 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Michael McGowan

Michael McGowan, born in 1966, Canadian scriptwriter and director. After“Saint Ralph“ (2005), “One Week“ is his second feature film.

rated for 0 + years
When twenty-something Ben (Joshua Jackson) is diagnosed with a terminal illness, instead of seeking immediate treatment, he buys a motorcycle (an old Norton) and a cup of coffee. The coffee cup reads:“Go West!” Which is exactly what Ben does, to the horror of his fiancée and his family. A refreshingly amusing tale of self-discovery, full of screen busting landscape imagery, interspersed with mini episodes about the people Ben meets – and a great soundtrack by worthy representatives of theCanadian Indie scene.
Original title: One Week
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Michael McGowan
Screenplay: Michael McGowan
Cast: Joshua Jackson, Liane Balaban, Campbell Scott
Producer: Michael McGowan, Nicholas de Pencier
Director of Photography: Arthur E. Cooper
Music: Andrew Lockington
Production Design: Malcolm Byard
Editor: Roderick Deogrades
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: E1 Films International, 175 Bloor Street East, Suite, 1400, M4W3R8 Toronto, Canada, email:
Production: Mulur Feed Co.


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