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The Road (DVD)

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After the Oscar-winning success of the adaptation of the Cormac McCarthy novel NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, another of the author's works arrives on screen...

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“A dark tale of grim survival”

published 11/06/2015

ProBrilliantly acted, highly realistic, imaginatively...

ConsExtremely dark and depressing

RELEASED: 2009, Cert. 15 RUNNING TIME: Approx. 111 mins DIRECTOR: John Hillcoat SCREENPLAY: Joe Penhall PRODUCERS: Paula Mae Schwartz, Steve Schwartz & Nick Wechsler MUSIC: Nick Cave & Warren Ellis MAIN CAST:- Viggo Mortensen as The Man Kodi Smit-McPhee as The Boy Also featuring Charlize Theron...

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ProPrice, Good Acting

ConsSlow moving, Dull Colours

Back in 2009 when Rick and I were just starting out as loves young dream. Rick asked me to the cinema. This was perhaps date number 5 or 6. I had no hesitation and was more than happy to go despite not knowing what we were going to see. I left all the details up to Rick to organise but I said I...

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“The Road”

published 28/05/2012

ProEngrossing, raw, believable

Consoverlong, subjective

The Road is a bleak, disturbing 2009 film directed by John Hillcoat and written by Joe Penhall. This post-apocalyptic drama is based on the 2006 award winning novel of the same name by author Cormac McCarthy. Unfortunately, despite the book having been placed on my wish list for quite some time...

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“The Road Of Despair.”

published 09/04/2012

Proexcellent acting

Consdepressing.

The Road directed by John Hillcoat, 2009 is a very dark a depressive movie that tells a story of a father and son trying to survive in a world with freezing cold weather, no food and most of the people left on Earth are ‘Bad Guys’. The son in the movie refers to everyone that is evil as a'Bad...

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“Terrifying & thoughtful”

published 04/07/2012

ProThought provoking

ConsNone

This film strikes an ominous chord in you and contemplates many questions of human nature. It will leave you in a reflective and thoughtful mood and don’t make the same mistake as I did of watching this right before bed as it is a little terrifying! I was gripped from beginning to end, watching...

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“The Road - Movie Review”

published 16/06/2013

Prorealism, excellent story and cinematography, good ...

Consdepressing

The Road is a post-apocalyptic movie in which the world got seriously hit by an unspecified natural disaster. The weather is no longer warm and the snow that falls from the sky is mostly grey. The story follows a father and his son trying to survive in this harsh world , battling hunger...

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After the Oscar-winning success of the adaptation of the Cormac McCarthy novel NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, another of the author's works arrives on screen. Viggo Mortensen stars in THE ROAD, a thriller that is set in a bare, post-apocalyptic America, where a father and son struggle to survive. Director John Hillcoat previously teamed with star Guy Pearce on the critically acclaimed Western THE PROPOSITION.

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