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Two for the Road (1967) was a Drama - Comedy Film directed by Stanley Donen and produced by Stanley Donen and James H. Ware.

Academy Awards 1967 --- Ceremony Number 40 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best WritingFrederic RaphaelNominated
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Two For The Road (1967): A Rom-Com for a New Era

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 22, 2020 From 4 Star Films

“If there’s one thing I despise it’s an indispensable woman.” – Albert Finney The world seemed a very different place in 1967. It had changed and with it, love and the romantic comedy underwent a transformation of its own. Because, in some sense, humanity had reached a ... Read full article


Two for the Road (1967)

By Beatrice on Oct 1, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Two for the Road Directed by Stanley Donen Written by Fredric Raphael 1967/USA Stanley Donen Films First viewing/Netflix rental Two gorgeous people falling in and out of love in the South of France. How could you lose? The story explores the ups and downs of Mark (Albert Finney) and Joanna’s (... Read full article


The Style Essentials - Audrey Hepburn Gets Modern in 1967's TWO FOR THE ROAD

on Aug 27, 2018 From GlamAmor

This past weekend, I presented THE STYLE ESSENTIALS: HISTORY OF FASHION IN FILM 1960s at the Egyptian Theatre. One of the influential films I featured from that decade was 1967's Two for the Road. Not only that, we even watched it on the big screen after my presentation, an incredible thrill being a... Read full article


Two for the Road (1967)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 20, 2014 From 4 Star Films

Starring Audrey Hepburn and Albert Finney,this romantic comedy gives a more realistic view of love and marriage. Mark and Joanna have been married about 10 years now and despite their wealth they seem unhappy. The non-linear story relates how they both met each other while vacationing in France. The... Read full article


Two for the Road (1967)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 20, 2014 From 4 Star Films

Starring Audrey Hepburn and Albert Finney,this romantic comedy gives a more realistic view of love and marriage. Mark and Joanna have been married about 10 years now and despite their wealth they seem unhappy. The non-linear story relates how they both met each other while vacationing in France. The... Read full article


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Quotes from

Mark Wallace: It's really meant for photographing three-dimensional objects.
Joanna Wallace: I'm three dimensional, as a matter of fact.


Ruth Manchester: [after Howard knocks the luggage off the top of the car by driving into a low beam carport] Daddy, did you do that on purpose?
Howard Manchester: No, Ruthie, I didn't. No, I did not. No, Ruthie. No.


Mark Wallace: [Mark and Joanna's car is on fire] Water!
Joanna Wallace: Oh! But where?
Mark Wallace: Find some!
Joanna Wallace: Here, here.
[she hands Mark a bottle of water]
Mark Wallace: [he pours the water on the engine]
Joanna Wallace: Oh! It likes water!


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Facts about

The "present day" car (a Mercedes 230) was director Stanley Donen's own personal car.
Audrey Hepburn narrowly missed getting an Oscar nomination for this film. The Academy had to choose between her performances in this film and in Wait Until Dark and chose the latter.
Henry Mancini said that although the scoring was the most difficult in his career, the music he composed for this movie was always his favorite.
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