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R| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
Pensive New York City architect Cal (Billy Crudup) spontaneously abandons his wife and child and sets off in search of what he hopes will be a better life. During a freewheeling road trip across the U.S., Cal meets a string of strangers who find him alternately charming and destructive -- including friendly contractor Carl (Cleavant Derricks) and fellow wanderer Dulcie (Julianne Moore). He also has a distressing meeting with an old friend who questions his morality.

Cast: Billy Crudup , Julianne Moore , Cleavant Derricks , David Keith , James LeGros , Karen Allen , Mary McCormack , Liane Balaban

Director: Bart Freundlich

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films, Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc.

World Traveler (2001)

Release Date: April 19th, 2002|1 hr. 44 min.

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    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Dreary movie. show more

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    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    A small story, a monodrama with a hero but no antagonists. show more

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    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Iridescent as each of the actors is, the result is like a handful of beads without the connecting string. show more

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