Away We Go

R| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
As they await the birth of their baby, a couple (John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph) travel across America in search of the perfect place to raise their family. During their journey, they share assorted misadventures and reconnect with old friends and relatives. The experiences and people they encounter help them define the word home on their own terms, possibly for the first time in their lives.

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Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Focus Features

Away We Go (2009)

Release Date: June 5th, 2009|1 hr. 37 min.

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  • Rudolph, a comic force on "SNL," can speak volumes with the tilt of an eyebrow. She and Krasinski, of "The Office," are absolutely extraordinary. Ditto the film, which sneaks up and floors you. show more

  • The unassuming performances by Krasinski and Rudolph help make this the first Mendes movie that feels lived-in rather than staged. show more

  • Though it's nice to see Mendes take a looser, not quite so studied approach to his filmmaking, some stops along the way -- like a detour to visit Burt's suddenly single brother (Paul Schneider) -- feel dramatically off-course. show more

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  • May 11, 2010 juddyboy123
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    i thought the chemistry between the two characters was amazing. John Krasinski is brilliant with the snappy remarks and snarky humor towards life, but then Maya Rudolph steps out of the shadows of SNL and pulls the loving couple together. yes the couple was different from most others in movies but you could tell that both actors were completely in the zone for the love that the two characters show for eachother. i give it an A++ keep them coming Mendes.

  • April 23, 2010 drarthurwells
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    Young couple relationships are examined in this drama-comedy. Entertaining but bland.

  • August 01, 2009 Hello Marcia
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    Absolutely one of the worst movies I have ever seen. NO chemistry between the characters-just dull,boring and way too long. Don't even see it on DVD.

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