Goin' Down the Road Poster

Release Date: 1970

DVD Release Date: May 1st, 2008

PG|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
In rural Nova Scotia, childhood friends -- Joey (Paul Bradley) and Peter (Doug McGrath) -- set off in search of a better life in the big city. After arriving in Toronto, the pals find meager but steady work at a soda bottling plant. Joey then learns that his girlfriend, Betty (Jayne Eastwood), is pregnant with their child. But the happy occasion is dimmed by a setback when both Joey and Peter are let go from their jobs, and must now figure out some way to survive in the city.

Cast: Doug McGrath, Paul Bradley, Jayne Eastwood, Cayle Chernin, Nicole Morin, Pierre La Roche

Director: Donald Shebib

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Sacrifice, Melodramatic, Gritty, Love, Girlfriend, Best friend, 1960s, Quest, Friendship, Transformation