One for the Road (2021 film)

One for the Road is a 2021 Thai-language drama film directed by Nattawut Poonpiriya and produced by Wong Kar-wai.[1] It is a Chinese/Hong Kong/Thai co-production, and is written by Puangsoi Aksornsawang, Nottapon Boonprakob and Nattawut Poonpiriya. The film stars Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying, Thanapob Leeratanakajorn, Natara Nopparatayapon and Violette Wautier.

One for the Road
One For The Road Sundance poster.jpg
Sundance release poster
Directed byNattawut Poonpiriya
Produced byWong Kar-wai
Written by
  • Puangsoi Aksornsawang
  • Nottapon Boonprakob
  • Nattawut Poonpiriya
CinematographyPhaklao Jiraungkoonkun
Edited byChonlasit Upanigkit
Jet Tone Films
Block 2 Pictures
Distributed byJet Tone Films
Release date
  • January 28, 2021 (2021-01-28) (Sundance)
Running time
136 min.
CountriesChina, Hong Kong, Thailand

The film had its world premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival on January 28, 2021 and won the Special Jury Award for Creative Vision in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition.[2]



The film had its world premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival on January 28, 2021.[3]

Critical responseEdit

On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 62% based on reviews from 29 critics, with an average rating of 6.3/10. The website's critics consensus reads, "It's overlong and uneven, but One for the Road may still satisfy viewers in the mood for a road trip movie with mortality on its mind."[4]


  1. ^ Peters, Daniel (December 16, 2020). "Thai director Baz Poonpiriya's 'One For The Road' to premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2021". Retrieved January 1, 2021.
  2. ^ "Sundance - FPG". Sundance. Retrieved January 1, 2021.
  3. ^ Debruge, Peter (December 15, 2020). "Sundance Film Festival Lineup Features 38 First-Time Directors, Including Rebecca Hall and Robin Wright". Variety. Retrieved January 1, 2021.
  4. ^ "One for the Road (2021)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango. Retrieved January 31, 2021.

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