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Road (2005)

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In ROAD, Margaret (Catherine Kellner), a freelance photographer on her first big job, uses the latest government-supplied technology to survey environmental disaster areas. Jay(Ebon Moss-Bachrach), her unemployed ex-boyfriend is along for the ride. The trip does not go exactly as planned and through their own moral lapses, the act of a fickle God or maybe just a paranoid delusion " the couple are forced to confront their relationships to the environment, the world at large and each other. -- © Ghost Robot Productionsmore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
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Written By: Leslie McCleave
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Neal A. Corl
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

Writer-director Leslie McCleave knows how to stir the pot, dropping various weird or menacing characters in the couple's path, but by the end of the movie's 92 minutes it still isn't soup yet.

Full Review… | November 16, 2006
Chicago Reader
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What begins as a faintly unsettling Twilight Zone riff, soon becomes deadly with repetition and a lack of ideas.

Full Review… | November 16, 2006
Variety
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McCleave, making her feature debut, shows skill and emotion.

Full Review… | November 16, 2006
Chicago Tribune
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It's a less "entertaining" movie, but a much more life-affirming one.

Full Review… | March 21, 2007
Zertinet Movies

Writer-director Leslie McCleave offers no explanation beyond juxtaposing sour lake beds and radioactive vats with the tension between the former lovers. The environment, with upstate New York standing in for Ontario, rarely looks this distasteful.

March 16, 2007
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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