The Road: A Story of Life & Death

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  • Marc Isaacs stakes a claim as documentary film-making's pre-eminent people person in a subtle film about the immigrants along the A5.

    Feb 21, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

    Mike McCahill

    Guardian
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  • Much to admire here, but not Isaacs' finest hour.

    Feb 21, 2013 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • More than a film about immigration, this is a film about London - a city where journeys begin as often as they end and where life's roads are far too unpredictable to be mapped.

    Feb 20, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

    Dave Calhoun

    Time Out
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  • Feels like it's only ever scratching the surface of life as an exile. But as a personal portrait of disparate individuals, it's a lyrical and understated piece with a quiet emotional pull.

    Feb 8, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • It includes some harrowing, touching and eye-opening material, shot carefully by Isaac and boasting an entirely complimentary, if slightly maudlin soundtrack composed by Lance Hogan.

    Aug 13, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • [A] moving, deeply sad documentary about immigrants living at the London end of the A5.

    Feb 24, 2013 | Full Review…

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