// MONDAY MOVIE //
ONE WEEK BY MICHAEL MC GOWAN / 2008
One Week is a 2008 Canadian film directed by Michael McGowan and starring Joshua Jackson. The film debuted at the Toronto Film Festival on September 8, 2008 and was released theatrically on March 6, 2009.
Jackson plays Ben Tyler, who has been diagnosed with cancer. Requiring immediate treatment, he instead decides to take a motorcycle trip from Toronto across Canada to Vancouver Island. Along the way, he meets several people that help him reevaluate his relationship with his fiancée Samantha , his job and his dream of becoming a writer.
The scenic backdrop of the Canadian landscape as well as an all-Canadian soundtrack serve as prevalent influences in the film.