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Back Roads (2018)

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In 1993, Harley's dad is shot dead and his mom goes to prison. He has to earn money and look after his 3 kid sisters. No college. Over 2 years, family secrets are slowly revealed. Will a good therapist be enough?

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Alex Pettyfer

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Tawni O'Dell (novel), Tawni O'Dell (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jennifer Morrison ... Callie Mercer
Juliette Lewis ... Bonnie Altmyer
Robert Patrick ... Chief Mansour
Danika Yarosh ... Ashlee
Alex Pettyfer ... Harley Altmyer
Nicola Peltz ... Amber Altmyer
Tom Everett Scott ... Brad Mercer
Robert Longstreet ... Uncle Mike
Chiara Aurelia ... Misty Altmyer
Sky Elobar ... Church
June Carryl ... Betty
Jeff Pope ... Rick
Gavin Warren ... Zack Mercer
Rebecca Chulew ... Cashier
Hala Finley ... Jody Altmyer
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"Back Roads" centers on a young man stuck in the Pennsylvania backwoods caring for his three younger sisters after the shooting death of his abusive father and the arrest of his mother. Family secrets and unspoken truths threaten to consume him. Written by anonymous

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Обратные дороги See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

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1.85 : 1
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The novel Back Roads by Tawni O'Dell was first published in 1999. See more »

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Absolutely Fantastic
7 March 2019 | by SirTalynSee all my reviews

Not much more I can say. This movie hits all the right notes for a dysfunctional family drama. Stellar script, acting, and just the right amount of tittilation to keep it it thoroughly engaging.


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