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MOVIE REVIEW: The Road Is Long and Hard and Not Particularly Hopeful!

I have not read Cormac McCarthy’s The Road so I came to the film with no expectations in that regard. What I saw was a bleak, dank, relentlessly dark film in which every time hope raised its head, it was peremptorily smacked down, which makes the final scene seem like either a cheat or a copout.

Rest Stop 

The Road follows a man and his son on a post-apocalyptic journey from their home to the coast, always traveling south. It begins somewhere in the middle of the journey and ends when the journey reaches a metaphoric fork in the road.

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