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Uniform Title Road (Motion picture : 2009)
Title The road [videorecording] / Dimension Films and 2929 Productions present ; a Nick Wechsler and Chockstone Pictures production ; a film by John Hillcoat ; produced by Nick Wechsler, Paula Mae Schwartz, Steve Schwartz ; screenplay by Joe Penhall ; directed by John Hillcoat.
Published Culver City, CA : Distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2010, ©2009.
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 Media - Circulating DVDs  PN1997.2 .R63 2010    DUE 09-12-14
  
Description 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.
Content Type two-dimensional moving image
Format videodisc
Credits Director of photography, Javier Aguirresarobe ; film editor, Jon Gregory ; music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis ; costume designer, Margot Wilson.
Partial Contents Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with director John Hillcoat [also with optional subtitles]; Deleted and extended scenes (7 min.); The making of 'The Road' [featurette] (14 min.); Theatrical trailers (5 min.); Previews (12 min.).
Note Originally released as an American motion picture in 2009.
Based on the book by Cormac McCarthy.
System Reqs DVD; Region 1; 5.1 Dolby digital surround; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.35:1.
Cast Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall, Guy Pearce, Molly Parker, Michael Kenneth Williams, Garret Dillahunt, Charlize Theron.
Summary A holocaust has destroyed the world. Civilization lies in ruins. Nothing grows. The Man and his young son, the Boy, struggle across the devastated, post-apocalyptic landscape, pushing their belongings in a shopping cart, hoping to reach the coast. It is almost impossible to find any food. Life on the road is a deadly game of hide, seek, and devour with bloodthirsty bands of roving, starving, survivalist types, many of whom have fallen into cannibalism. The Man carries the curse of remembering the world as it once was, while for the Boy, the world has always been destroyed, any intimation that life was once different is foreign to his existence. Love--of the Man and Boy for each other--is the one testament to a humanity that remains, even in the face of total chaos.
Audience MPAA rating: Rated R for some violence, disturbing images, and language.
Language In English ; optional English subtitles ; optional English SDH for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Subject Disasters -- Drama.
Survival -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Voyages and travels -- Drama.
Dystopian plays.
Regression (Civilization) -- Drama.
Genre Apocalyptic films.
Dystopian films.
Survival films.
Road films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Related Names Hillcoat, John, 1961- Director.
Penhall, Joe, Screenwriter.
Wechsler, Nick, Producer.
Schwartz, Paula Mae, Producer.
Schwartz, Steve, Producer.
Mortensen, Viggo, 1958- Actor.
Smit-McPhee, Kodi, Actor.
Duvall, Robert, Actor.
Pearce, Guy, 1967- Actor.
Parker, Molly, 1972- Actor.
Williams, Michael Kenneth, Actor.
Dillahunt, Garret, 1964- Actor.
Theron, Charlize, Actor.
Cave, Nick, 1957- Composer.
Ellis, Warren, 1965- Composer.
McCarthy, Cormac, 1933- Road.
Dimension Films (1990- )
2929 Productions (Firm)
Nick Wechsler Productions.
Chockstone Pictures.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Standard # 043396347632
Publisher # 34763 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
OCLC number 535261137