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The Road (2009)

The Road

Overview


Genre

Thriller, Drama

Release Date

November 25, 2009 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

119 min.

Production Budget

$20 millions

Studio

Dimension Films

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

John Hillcoat

Producer

Nick Wechsler, Steve Schwartz, Paula Mae Schwartz

Screenwriter

Joe Penhall

Starring

Story


From Cormac McCarthy, author of "No Country for Old Men", comes the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of the beloved, best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "TheRoad", Academy Award-nominee Viggo Mortensen leads an all-star cast featuring Charlize Theron, Robert Duvall, Guy Pearce, and young newcomer Kodi Smit-McPhee in this epic post-apocalyptic tale of the survival of a father (Mortensen) and his young son (Smit-McPhee) as they journey across a barren America that was destroyed by a mysterious cataclysm. A masterpiece adventure, "The Road" boldly imagines a future in which men are pushed to the worst and the best that they are capable of - a future in which a father and his son are sustained by love.

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Viggo Mortensen stars as Father and Charlize Theron stars as Wife in Dimension Films' The Road (2009)
Viggo Mortensen stars as Father in Dimension Films' The Road (2009)

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PREMIERE PHOTO

Brian Geraghty
AFI FEST 2009 - "The Road" Premiere - Arrivals
Nov 04, 2009
Viggo Mortensen
AFI FEST 2009 - "The Road" Premiere - Arrivals
Nov 04, 2009

REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..well-made but almost unbearably grim..”
by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]
“..pitiless and close to greatness..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune]
“..When director John Hillcoat and writer Joe Penhall decided to turn Cormac McCarthy's grim fable The Road into a film, they were setting themselves up for failure..”
by Chris Barsanti [Filmcritic.com]