Embedded with spontaneous humour and subtle charm, this road-trip drama delves into the adventures in the life of Steve Coogan, who was born in Manchester. On a stroke of luck, he is given an assignment by The Observer to to the country's finest restaurants.
Believing that it would be the perfect opportunity for him to thoroughly enjoy and connect with his girlfriend, Steve is excited and delighted by the offer. However, to his utter disappointment, his girlfriend refuses to travel with him.
So, without any companion, Steve is forced to invite his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon on the trip. After Steve magnanimously offers to give him 45 percent of the fee. Brydon bids farewell to his wife and child, and the two set off in Coogan's Land Rover under gray winter skies. How will the journey influence their lives and their friendship?
Did you know?
Early in the film, the car stereo plays "Atmosphere" by Joy Division, which Steve Coogan explains he has chosen as the "soundtrack" for their trip, Though neither the song title nor the band are mentioned, in 24 Hour Party People (2002), Coogan played Tony Wilson, the producer who signed Joy Division to his Factory Records label. Read More