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The Road (3-Sep-2009)

Director: John Hillcoat

Writer: Joe Penhall

From novel: The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Music by: Nick Cave; Warren Ellis

Producers: Nick Wechsler; Paula Mae Schwartz; Steve Schwartz

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Drama, Disaster, Cannibalism

A man and his son resort to incredibly desperate measures to survive in a post-apocalyptic America.

Bleak, cold, and gray as the post-apocalyptic wasteland it depicts, The Road follows an unnamed father and son -- credited as "Man" and "Boy" -- as they trudge alone through an America destroyed by an unspecified civilization-ending catastrophe, searching for supposedly warmer climes down south. Armed with nothing but a pistol and shopping cart filled with scavenged food, the pair contend with misery, hunger, and threats posed by roving hordes of cannibals as they roam the land.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Garret Dillahunt
24-Nov-1964   Burt Chance on Raising Hope
Robert Duvall
5-Jan-1931   Tom Hagen in The Godfather
Viggo Mortensen
20-Oct-1958   Aragorn in Lord of the Rings
Molly Parker
14-Jun-1972   Widow Garret on Deadwood
Guy Pearce
5-Oct-1967   Memento, L.A. Confidential
Charlize Theron
7-Aug-1975   Monster


Viggo Mortensen   ...   Man
Kodi Smit-McPhee   ...   Boy
Robert Duvall   ...   Old Man
Guy Pearce   ...   Veteran
Molly Parker   ...   Motherly Woman
Michael Kenneth Williams   ...   Thief
Garret Dillahunt   ...   Gang Member
Charlize Theron   ...   Woman
Bob Jennings   ...   Bearded Man
Agnes Herrmann   ...   Archer's Woman
Buddy Sosthand   ...   Archer
Kirk Brown   ...   Bearded Face
Jack Erdie   ...   Bearded Man #2
David August Lindauer   ...   Man on Mattress
Gina Preciado   ...   Well Fed Woman
Mary Rawson   ...   Well Fed Woman #2


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