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3.2
18 Ratings

Highway 61

Directed by Bruce McDonald
Canada, 1991
Comedy

Synopsis

A naive Canadian barber who knows US popular culture inside and out meets a flamboyant roadie who needs someone to drive her and her “brother’s” corpse to New Orleans. Chaos ensues after the barber agrees to drive her, the corpse, and the drugs stashed within all the way.

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Highway 61 Directed by Bruce McDonald

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1991 | Winner: Best Director (Silver Seashell)

Vancouver International Film Festival

1991 | Winner: Most Popular Canadian Film

Genie Awards

1992 | 2 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role