This story is remarkably well told in a movie that hapens entirely in a motor car driven by a man that talks one after another on the phone dealing wth several troubles he got in his life because of a momentary fancy with a woman that he met once and whom he rendered pregnant in one night when because of his job he was away from home. He abandons his work pecisely on a moment he is most needed there because there is a very important delivery which he should have been surviving. He is fired from his job, his wife after knowing what he had done forbids him to return home where he lives with her and their two children. and breaks their marriage Everything because he gets a phone cal from the woman he had rendered pregnant telling him she is in the maternity to have a baby of whom he is the father and is very distressed and has nobody ( friends or relatives) to stay beside her. He starts then a long trip by car to the London maternity where she is because he feels morally obliged to stay beside her though he doesn't love her. He is a normal good family man after all, And the news coming from the maternity are not good. The childbirth has got a serious problem and a caeserian operation must be made.The whole movie develops itself on a succesion of phone calls some of them afflictive and intensively dramatic that he must attend or call and talk to, to or from the pregnant woman, the maternity doctor and nurse, or to or from his wife, or to or from his job, trying to solve on the phone all the problems that arise. But he gets informed that he is fired. Despite the fact that the whole movie runs all the time only with one person driving a car and talking on the phone it is full of overwhelming suspense till the end.
Ivan Locke, a dedicated family man and successful construction manager, receives a phone call on the eve of the biggest challenge of his career that sets in motion a series of events that threaten his carefully cultivated existence.
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April 13, 2019