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The Road (2009)

Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall, more...
Director: John Hillcoat
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Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction , Suspense/Thriller, Post-Apocalypse
Running Time: 111 min.
Languages: English

Synopsis
A father (Viggo Mortensen) and son make their way across a post-apocalyptic United States in hopes of finding civilization amongst the nomadic cannibal tribes in 2929 Productions' adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's thrilling Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Road. John Hillcoat (The Proposition) directs from a screenplay provided by Joe Penhall. Charlize Theron co-stars in the Dimension Films release. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, All Movie Guide




GreenCine Daily PODCAST: No stranger to mining lyricism from bleak landscapes, The Proposition director John Hillcoat (here working with screenwriter Joe Penhall) has poignantly visualized the burnt-out, grey wasteland of The Road - the 2006 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Cormac McCarthy, author of No Country for Old Men In this podcast, Hillcoat and Aaron discus the real-life father and son who appear in "The Road", how the hell he distilled Cormac McCarthy in under two hours (his original cut ran four-and-a-half hours), and what most people don't know his long-time collaborator Nick Cave does two or three times a day. Warning: minor book spoiler at 8:05 into the podcast! Fast forward to 10 minutes to pick up after the minor spoiler leaves off. Listen to the podcast. Full article >>.




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