Road

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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 â" the couple are forced to confront their relationships to the environment, the world at large and each other. -- © Ghost Robot Productions

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Cast

Martin Zentz
as Postal Supervisor/Gas Attendant
Jayne Houdyshell
as Postal Clerk/Gun Shop
Neal A. Corl
as Charlie the Cook
Peter Appel
as Bill the Truck Driver
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Critic Reviews for Road

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  • 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.

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

    Nov 16, 2006

    Robert Koehler

    Variety
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  • McCleave, making her feature debut, shows skill and emotion.

    Nov 16, 2006 | Rating: 2.5/4
  • It's a less "entertaining" movie, but a much more life-affirming one.

    Mar 21, 2007 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
  • 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.

    Mar 16, 2007 | Rating: 2/4

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