‘The Gentleman’s Agreement II’ Mixes Drinking and Driving — Almost

Well, what did you expect from a whiskey ad? Johnnie Walker commissioned a short film about two men, a woman and an old car to promote its high-end Blue Label brand, and I have to admit I love the combination of driving and drinking themes.

Jude Law and Zhao Wei prepare for the road.
Jude Law and Zhao Wei prepare for the road.

Of course no one is imbibing and taking the wheel in the 11-minute film, which stars Jude Law, Giancarlo Giannini and Zhao Wei. The two men enter a wager over the car and the resulting road trip is delightful — if a bit predictable — for anyone who likes cars, or not. A bottle of whiskey plays a supporting role.

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