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The Red Road 

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Revolves around a local cop struggling to keep his family together while simultaneously policing two clashing communities: the small town where he grew up and the neighboring mountains, ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Martin Henderson ...  Harold Jensen 12 episodes, 2014-2015
Jason Momoa ...  Phillip Kopus 12 episodes, 2014-2015
Julianne Nicholson ...  Jean Jensen 12 episodes, 2014-2015
Tamara Tunie ...  Marie 12 episodes, 2014-2015
Kiowa Gordon ...  Junior 12 episodes, 2014-2015
Allie Gonino ...  Rachel Jensen 12 episodes, 2014-2015
Annalise Basso ...  Kate Jensen 8 episodes, 2014-2015
Nick Gomez ...  Frank Morgan 8 episodes, 2014-2015
Antoni Corone ...  Captain Warren / ... 8 episodes, 2014-2015
Mike Farrell ...  David Rogers 7 episodes, 2014-2015
Tom Sizemore ...  Jack Kopus 7 episodes, 2014-2015
Lisa Bonet ...  Sky Van Der Veen 7 episodes, 2014-2015
Gary Farmer ...  Mac 6 episodes, 2014-2015
Griff Furst ...  Lieutenant Aschell 6 episodes, 2015
Anthony Collins Anthony Collins ...  Sargent S Hibbs / ... 6 episodes, 2014
Wes Studi ...  Chief Levi Gall 5 episodes, 2015
Timothy Douglas Perez ...  Charlie Meer 5 episodes, 2015
Del Zamora ...  Eddie 5 episodes, 2015
Jeff Glover ...  Officer Baker 5 episodes, 2014-2015
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Revolves around a local cop struggling to keep his family together while simultaneously policing two clashing communities: the small town where he grew up and the neighboring mountains, home of a Native American tribe. After a terrible tragedy and coverup occurs involving the cop's wife, an unholy alliance is forged between the cop and Phillip Kopus, a dangerous member of the tribe that will come back to haunt all involved. Written by Sundance

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Lines will be crossed. (Season 1) See more »

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English

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27 February 2014 (USA) See more »

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The Descendants See more »

Filming Locations:

Cartersville, Georgia, USA

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Fair Harbor Productions See more »
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1.78 : 1
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The original working title for the series was called "The Descendants". Walking the Red Road is a native American term: "Walking the Red Road" is a determined act of living within the Creator's instructions. Basically, it is living a life of truth, humbleness, respect, friendship, and spiritually. Those on this road are by no means walking a perfect path, but are in search of self-discovery and instructions. " (ref Native American Commitment to Wellness and Respect Blog, David A. Patterson Silver Wolf). Presumably the new title came from that term. See more »

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a deep series
11 March 2014 | by coolcleangreenSee all my reviews

watching The Red Road is like patiently watching fog lift before your eyes. little by little we see the shape of the story and depths of these characters unveiled. father and son Kopus, Marie, Jean, and Harold are the most fascinating to discover. they are each deliciously multi-layered.

i think the direction, editing and acting are close to excellent because each scene is drawn out to perfect measure to increase tension or allow for emotional saturation. the only drawback for me so far are the segments dedicated to the star-crossed teenage lovers who may become irksome as forced interjections of sweetness in what would otherwise be a properly moody atmosphere of familial and racial turbulence.

somehow, i like the moody brooding atmosphere of this show. i'm transported by the stillness of the wide shots of woods, lakes and open fields. it's easy to become invested in the place and characters. there is no rush and i like that too. each word is measured, except of course with the character of Jean who is a force of nature in herself, so much so that her ramblings make you dizzy --awesome Julianne Nicholson. Jason Momoa and Tom Sizemore make sinister look good. Martin Henderson is a revelation for me because I have never found him to be particularly impressive. it is also so good to see Tamara Tunie in a completely different light (literally) from her drab post on L&O:SVU.

but if you're looking for weekly action, blood, profanity, sex, and breakneck speed...you won't get much of that here. meanwhile, i am enjoying the slow reveal of illicit activity, emotional disturbance and family drama. i think it's definitely a worthy watch.


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