The Road

(USA, 2009, 111 minutes)

In a devastated, post-apocalyptic America, a man and his son travel towards the coast merely trying to stay alive. Bleak, harrowing melodrama of hope and loss based on a Pulitzer-winning novel; impressively done, but very hard to take.

Dimension Films and 2929 Productions present a Nick Wechsler/Chockstone Pictures production; in association with Michael Lavelle. 
Starring Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall, Guy Pearce, Molly Parker, Michael Kenneth Williams, Garret Dillahunt; and Charlize Theron.
Directed by John Hillcoat; produced by Nick Wechsler, Paula Mae Schwartz, Steve Schwartz; screenplay by Joe Penhall, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, The Road; music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis; director of photography (Technicolor, widescreen), Javier Aguirresarobe; production designer, Chris Kennedy; costume designer, Margot Wilson; film editor, Jon Gregory. 


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