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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Cheryl Hines
Catherine O'Hara
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Melanie Lynskey
John Krasinski
Jeff Daniels
Allison Janney
Maya Rudolph
Directors
Sam Mendes
Screenwriters
Dave Eggers
Vendela Vida
Running Time
98 minutes

Away We Go
The Road To Parturition


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Away We Go

Plot
Burt (Krasinski) and Verona (Rudolph) are expecting their first baby. When Burt’s parents, the couple’s sole reason for moving to their current non-descript town, decide to leave the US, the couple go on a trip cross-country to find somewhere to raise their child.


Verdict
While cynics may find it twee, Mendes fans should greatly enjoy this (gently) surprising change of direction. Go in with the right frame of mind and you’ll leave with a big, goofy grin on your face.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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