One Week

Synopsis: Out of the blue, Ben learns he has stage IV cancer; survival, with treatment, is 10 percent. So this risk-averse, slow-to-act, quiet man buys a used motorcycle, says goodbye to Samantha, his baffled fiancée, and heads west from Toronto. He imagines it's a quest for Grumps, a mythical figure from his childhood; he takes digital photos of various "world's largest" roadside attractions; he chats with strangers, including two women; his bike slips on a dead skunk on the highway. Calls to Samantha meet with pleading that he return for treatment and anger that he won't. He doesn't want to be a patient yet. But, will he make discoveries, and what about Grumps? What's important?
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Director(s): Michael McGowan
Production: IFC Films
  1 win & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
94 min


... What if everything you arias

have is that one day,...

... or a week,

one month old

I fear that you have good news.

Detected in cancer cells...

... your blood, liver and

lymph nodes.

We need to start the

treatment immediately...

... that is so serious...

... in this category four...

... relation to the degree that there?


... These are the first three

unfiltered thoughts...

... now the head of Ben...

cancel the wedding...

relief to be able...

use this excuse...

... to get rid of the brand...

... six of the testing

English classes...

... How many people at his funeral.

The fourth thought,

he called....

Are you sure...

he had made a mistake?

You know, I feel good.


So, What are we talking about?

You have a way of

extremely aggressive cancer.

You need an aggressive treatment...

... Cules are my options?

Enter a scale of 1-10.

The survival rate

is about 10%.


When it comes to people

launched the odds.

In some cases, a

complete recovery is unprecedented.

And if the treatments do not

work, how long do I have?

A couple of years.

At least?

So, What is the minimum?


...- Are you good, son?

- Yes

Yes, I'm fine, thanks.

They are the bike?

Yes, but I am a few years ago.

Never had hoped to sell.

My... eyes are rising.

I could not renew the license.

I do not think we have old bones.

I tell you, it's a snap

Dependence diapers...

... Quieres take a turn?

No, thanks. I

thinking of buying a bicycle.


Certainly not...

... We concluded that the

opportunity to buy a motorcycle...

... so soon after the hearing

Ben cataclysmic news,...

intervention can be...


... That would be a mistake...

... In fact, Ben has moved

looking for a certain time...

... But before proceeding,

a bit of the background story.

Gerald Benjamin Tyler was born on 14

January 1979 in Toronto, Canada.

The outside temperature was...

... time to -9 degrees

Arctic centigrade...

... 12 years have passed since the last...

time sheets won...

Stanley Cup....

... So, What are the moments

more decisive in the life of Ben?

I now there is a gene.

Keep your eyes on the ball.


Perhaps, if you stop sticking your finger

nose every two minutes...

... can can actually catch the ball.

Ben never be caught...

... to put the finger on

nose in public.

Nor also

trapped in the world of the moon.

Both events seem floor

of the hand.

O finger in the nose, as well as.

The second seismic event.

Ben's parents took him...

... to believe that he had

voice of an angel...

... But the dream died during the hearing...

... the production of school

H.M.S. Pinafore....

... He is an English...

Enough! Enough!

Before leaving to make my ears bleed.

It was horrible!

Ben did not return

more singing in public...

... However, comments

Ms. Bell derogatory...


as an act of revenge.


The third event.

Ben's first novel.

A poorly disguised autobiography

not find publishers...

... He had created an orphan....

How different could...

things have been for Ben...

... finger on the nose and in the world

the moon could have continued?...

... If I had believed in

praise when you hear?

And if he had decided

Against all hope...

submit your manuscript...

HarperCollins to

For had hired

Recently, a young editor...

... who took the lead

Bid Type...

... literature that has produced Ben.

It is five minutes, Malta.

Ben taught the same books

who had taught her....

... What has been taught by his father.

And that probably...

... they have been taught

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