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Cynthia Curnan (written by)
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Release Date:
27 January 2017 (USA) See more »
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A soldier who has been fighting a long war is driven mad because he no longer believes in any purpose or righteous truth behind the killing... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A movie filled with unspeakable rage, almost unbearable pain See more (18 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Michael Paré ... Cody

Clare Kramer ... Caitlin

Courtney Peldon ... Ashley

Deborah Van Valkenburgh ... Sister
Roxy Gunn ... Ellen Dream
Joei Fulco ... The Archangel Gabriel
Chris Reject ... Dj Dante

Paige Lauren Billiot ... Honey Dew

Anita Leeman Torres ... Ellen (as Anita Leeman)
Lauren Sutherland ... McCoy
Nicholas Ladesich ... Baby

Norbert Weisser ... Interrogator Famsworth

Scott Paulin ... Driver Brick Bardo
Jesse Fulco ... Gabriel's Road Crew
Jon Mills ... Blaster's Lead Guitarist
Ryan Hamman ... Blaster's Drummer (as Ryan J. Hamman)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Nathan Ferrier ... Thug Attacker

Directed by
Albert Pyun 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Cynthia Curnan  written by

Produced by
Christopher Curnan .... co-producer
Cynthia Curnan .... executive producer
Cynthia Curnan .... producer
Kipp Downing .... executive producer
Sazzy Lee Calhoun .... producer
 
Original Music by
Anthony Riparetti 
 
Cinematography by
Jim Hagopian  (as James Carl Hagopian)
Michael Su 
 
Film Editing by
Chiba Nobu 
Daniel Ray 
 
Casting by
Jeffery Passero 
 
Production Design by
Norman Greenwood 
 
Art Direction by
Heather Caliguire 
 
Costume Design by
Susan Doepner-Senac 
Olwen Zarlengo 
 
Makeup Department
Heather Ford .... key makeup artist
Heather Ford .... makeup designer
Erin LeBre .... assistant makeup artist
Amanda Martinez .... makeup artist
Debra Weite .... hair stylist
Debra Weite .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
George Clarke .... production manager: Northern Ireland
Chiba Nobu .... production manager
Daniel Ray .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Keren Siman Or .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Glenn Cochrane .... key art
 
Sound Department
Nick Barnett .... dialogue editor
Nick Barnett .... supervising sound editor
Mauricio Barragan .... sound mixer
Mark Henry .... playback and live recording engineer
Matt McGowin .... boom operator (as Matthew McGowan)
Shane Sattler .... sound effects editor
Traci VanZandt .... boom operator
Grant Waters .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Nick Benson .... special effects makeup
 
Visual Effects by
Thomas Brecheisen .... digital effects
Marco Garcia .... digital effects artist
Norman Greenwood .... visual effects coordinator
Chiba Nobu .... visual effects supervisor
Daniel Ray .... visual effects artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Edmonds .... grip
Tiffany Nathanson .... first assistant camera
Andrey Prikazchikov .... gaffer
Daniel Ray .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Keith Roush .... colorist
 
Music Department
S. Peace Nistades .... additional song arranger
Zach Tow .... soundtrack producer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Sasha Passero .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Sean Dobbs .... thanks
Chad Clinton Freeman .... special thanks
Lenka Fucikova .... thanks
Jacob Savelsberg .... thanks
Tiffany Rose Thomas .... thanks
 

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Runtime:
87 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »

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The film is a spin-off of "Streets of Fire": Michael Pare returns in his role as Tom Cody and Deborah Van Valkenburgh as his sister.See more »
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Follows Streets of Fire (1984)See more »

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62 out of 72 people found the following review useful.
A movie filled with unspeakable rage, almost unbearable pain, 4 August 2009
Author: alan-broome from Texas

I was going to wait until I had a chance to see the finished film because what I saw at the Fantastic Fest last year was almost too rough to watch. I must admit that even with the poor projection and clearly unfinished effects shots, the film packed a powerful if disturbing emotional wallop. At times I was so shocked by the rage fueled violence set to rock ballads that I could feel myself flush and even swept by a wave of momentarily nausea. The film is one that will split audiences because it really puts forth the depressing idea that for even larger than life iconic heroes, life can turn disappointing and desparing. I don't think I've ever seen a film that takes a dashing heroic figure as a youth and then shows us the ruins that is his life 20 years later. In a weird way it was an analogy for me to wars like Viet Nam where youth is idealistic, filled with life only to return home a shell of a man. That's what we have here. An almost super human and stoic hero reduced to a destructed, bitter man. He's delusional in the hope he can be saved. Pare does a masterful job in bringing Cody's pain, desperation, and confusion to life. It's the best performance in his career. Clare Kramer is very very good too. Her character must be one of the most obscenely vile person ever portrayed on screen. What is amazing is how she can be so ugly and yet so breathtakingly sexy in the same moment. I really want to withhold final judgment as the film did say it was a work in progress. The movie has definitely stayed with me. It screened with Pare's Streets of fire and that made the contrast of Pare even more striking. He's so young and youthful in Streets and so grimly weathered in Road To Hell. It's one of the more shocking things to see. Like one of those where are they now things where you see a sweet face then the now shows the image of a ravaged meth addict. You wonder how did one go from sweet to horrific? In a nutshell that's what this film explores.

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