Drive, She Said
Canada, 1997 (fiction, 81 minutes, colour, English)
Also known as
"Ingen väg tillbaka"
"Nadine Ship is stuck in a drab, dead-end job as a bank teller, and a passionless five-year relationship. But things begin to pick up when a mysterious mechanic shows up to open an account."
|Film Credits (partial):
||Moira Kelly, Josh Hamilton, Sebastian Spence, Jim Byrnes, Lori Ann Triolo, Peter Stebbings, David Hurtubise, Hiromoto Ida, Mina Shum|
||Drive, She Said Productions, 47 Films|
Notes about Drive, She Said
- Filmed in British Columbia.
- Shown at the Toronto International Film Festival in 1997.
Quote by the Director
"It's so good to be able to do something different. It was a real rush to be able to step out of a traditional female director's role and do something that is very testosterone driven."
-- Mina Shum
Quotes about Drive, She Said
"The conventionality of Drive, She Said in terms of plot affected its reception. Critics decried its reliance on the caper film as a means of exploring a woman's self-actualization."
-- Brenda Austin-Smith
"Mina Shum's audacious second feature is a stylistic leap that stretches her skills as a director and tests the patience of even the most tolerant audience."
-- John Haslett Cuff
Bibliography for Drive, She Said
Newspaper or Magazine Articles
- Elley, Derek. "Drive, She Said." Review of Drive, She Said. Variety, December 22, 1997.
- Gerstel, Judy. "Sophomore effort crashes." Review of Drive, She Said. Toronto Star, September 4, 1998.
- Haslett Cuff, John. "Driving wild on the wrong side of the road: Canadian filmmaker Mina Shum spins her wheels tackling some unfamiliar terrain." Review of Drive, She Said. Globe and Mail, September 4, 1998.
- Roberge, Huguette. "Drive, She Said : p'tite vie ou émotion forte?" Review of Drive, She Said. La Presse, November 21, 1998. [in French]
- Tremblay, Odile. "Une bédé à la sauce Hong-Kong." Review of Drive, She Said. Le Devoir, November 21, 1998. [in French]
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