Joshua Jackson (Dawson's Creek, Fringe) gives a charming performance as Ben, an aimless young elementary schoolteacher who learns he has cancer a few weeks before his marriage to Samantha (Liane Balaban, Last Chance Harvey, Definitely, Maybe). He's told he has "maybe two years, maybe one week" to live and decides to pursue the cross-country adventure he has always dreamed of. The fortuitous intervention of a used motorcycle and a Tim Horton's coffee cup advising him "Go west, young man," inspires him to set off across Canada, from Toronto to British Columbia, in search of - well, Ben isn't sure.
One Week movie trailer - starring Eric Lane, Kenny Young, Saadiqa Muhammad, Saadiqa Muhammed. Directed by Carl Seaton. Theatrical Release Date: 5/11/2001
One Week -- A young man (Joshua Jackson) decides to embrace life and embark on an epic cross-country road trip full of adventure and romance.
One Week -- Dan works hard and is a successful millionaire with a big heart. His younger brother, Brett, is the complete opposite. Brett is lazy, unsympathetic, and mooches off others to get by. Dan passes away and leaves a video will for his brother, Brett.
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Responsibility is catching up with Varon Thomas (Kenny Young). As his roommate is finally moving out, Varon is poised to marry the girl of his dreams (Saadiqa Muhammad). With a promotion opportunity at his job, Varon's future has never looked brighter. Only one week before his wedding date, Varon is contacted and informed that an unidentified past lover has contracted the AIDS virus. Without telling friends or family, he undergoes an HIV test. Searching for this mysterious ex-lover, stress mounts and anxiety boils under the surface as Varon tries to go about his daily routine and prepare for his wedding night. Director Carl Seaton and lead actor Kenny Young collaborated on this script about responsibility and the difficulties of getting out of the ghetto. "One Week" was a success on the festival circuit winning numerous awards, including the Audience Choice Award at the Chicago Film Festival.
A young man (Joshua Jackson) decides to embrace life and embark on an epic cross-country road trip full of adventure and romance.
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