Going The Distance

Going The Distance

Documentary Series (2002) – 13 half hours


Producer: Paul Pope
Series Concept: Deanne Foley
Directors: Victoria King, David Finch, David Ozier, Jane Adey, Leon Anthony, Deanne Foley
Editors: Dorian Rowe, Ben Smith, Ed Tanasychuk
Music: Lori Clarke


Going the Distance follows the diverse lives of couples in long distance relationships (LDRs) as they struggle with the ups and downs, and the less than regular ins and outs, of new style 21st century love. The series raises the big question: Do same-space couples really have it all? Sex.Commitment.Kids.Money.Trust.Housework.More Money.Big issues for couples to tackle under the same roof, but how much more complicated is it for long distance couples?

We’ll meet couples that have lived apart for many years; and others that are just beginning to go the distance. Together and apart, their lives dare all of us same-city couples to sit up and take a good look at the one next to you on the couch.

Related Links

Going The Distance Official Site

Produced in Association With

Global Television
Industry Canada
Newfoundland & Labrador Film Development Corporation
Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit
Canadian Heritage
Human Resources Development Canada