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Where the Road Runs Out (2014)

George, a scientist living in Rotterdam is growing wary of the world of academia. The sudden death of an old friend is the incentive he needs to return to his African roots where he takes ... See full summary »

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Rudolf Buitendach

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David Hughes (screen play by), Robert Mann (idea) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Isaach De Bankolé ... George
Juliet Landau ... Corina
Stelio Savante ... Martin
Sizo Motsoko Sizo Motsoko ... Jimmy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shadé Bankolé Shadé Bankolé ... Ms. Jensen
Recaredo Silebo Boturu Recaredo Silebo Boturu ... Customs officer
Jimmy Castro Jimmy Castro ... Taxi driver
Pocho Guimarães Pocho Guimarães ... Father George
Bongumenzi Gumede Bongumenzi Gumede ... Juan
Awande Khanyile Awande Khanyile ... Mean Boy #3
Nhlakanipho Manqele Nhlakanipho Manqele ... Young Doctor
Michael Mbele Michael Mbele ... Mean Boy #1
Thabo Nbguni Thabo Nbguni ... Priest
Marcelo Ndong Marcelo Ndong ... Man at Fruitstall
Enhle Ngcobo Enhle Ngcobo ... Maria
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George, a scientist living in Rotterdam is growing wary of the world of academia. The sudden death of an old friend is the incentive he needs to return to his African roots where he takes over a dilapidated field station in the jungle of Equatorial Guinea. There he meets an orphan boy with a sunny disposition who opens George's wary eyes to this colorful place. The boy plays matchmaker between George and the lady who runs the local orphanage and all seems rosy until an old friend of George's shows up out of nowhere to throw their lives into disarray as George discovers there are many obstacles on the road to redemption and a few more where the road runs out. Written by Anonymous

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The first feature filmed in Equatorial Guinea. See more »

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Drama | Family | Romance

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English | Spanish

Release Date:

1 August 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Am Ende aller Straßen See more »

Filming Locations:

Malabo, Equatorial Guinea See more »

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Trivia

Bioko (also spelled "Bioco", in Europe) was formerly called "Fernando Pó" during the period of Portuguese colonization. The Portuguese navigator Fernão do Pó was the first European to visit the island in 1472 and he named it Formosa Flora ('Beautiful Flower'). In 1494 it was renamed Fernando Pó in his honor after being claimed as a colony by the Portuguese. See more »

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Hoochie Coochie Man
Written by Willie Dixon (uncredited)
Performed by Muddy Waters (1952. Universal)
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Very nice feel good movie
6 April 2017 | by sonnygotenSee all my reviews

This was a very nice feel good movie. I especially like the interactions between optimistic Jimmy and grumpy George, and I like how the kid pulls the man out of his depression. Corina does well too as the teacher who came to the orphanage to make a better place, but along the way acquired a cynical edge. Even Martin, who has some severe flaws that land him in jerk territory for me, still has a sympathetic side to him and has reasons for how he is and what he does. The happy and hopeful ending crowns this movie as an amazing contribution to the film industry of both South Africa and the Netherlands, but especially Equatorial Guinea as this is the first ever feature film shot there.


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