In the film, Ivan is an ordinary man with a seemingly perfect life taking a 90-minute road trip from Birmingham to Croydon. But instead of just listening to the radio or catching up on some podcasts, Ivan spends most of his time on the phone coping with different crises that present themselves all at once.
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Locke’s seat-of-your-pants-grabbing plot focuses on Ivan Locke (Hardy) and his “tension-fuelled ninety-minute race against time” in which a phone call, one that comes a day before he is to achieve the pinnacle moment of his career, will force him to make a decision that puts his perfect marriage and dream job into jeopardy