Like a cheap wine, TWO FOR THE ROAD has not stood up well to the passing of time. What seemed so chic in 1967 looks like a soap opera with jumpcuts today. Still, one must measure it by the temper of the times; in 1967, it was on the money. A small cult of aficionados feels that the film
remains one of the best of the genre.
Audrey Hepburn and architect Albert Finney are a married couple taking a car trip from England to the French Riviera. They are about to visit the home of Dauphin, the Frenchman who helped the successful Finney get his first break. From the nature of the biting dialogue between the two, it's
obvious that this is a marriage in jeopardy. Flash ...