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Scenic Route

R| 1 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
Mitchell (Josh Duhamel) and Carter (Dan Fogler), life-long friends, become stranded in the desert while on a road trip. They argue about life decisions until a physical confrontation leads to a very real struggle for life or death.

Cast: Josh Duhamel , Dan Fogler , Miracle Laurie , Christie Burson , Peter Michael Goetz , Jamie Donovan , Ethan Maher , Bob Schwartz

Directors: Kevin Goetz , Michael Goetz

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Distributor: Vertical Entertainment

Scenic Route (2013)

Release Date: August 23rd, 2013|1 hr. 25 min.

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  • Sometimes indie pictures like this, with over-the-top acting and outrageous situations, are meant as a calling card for its creators - a chance to show their wares to others in the industry. So calling all producers, there is one tour-de-force performance in Scenic Route: the makeup team of Brian Kinney, Sara Robey and Maia Wagle. Admire their work, and bring earplugs. show more

  • The first half of Scenic Route is basically a filmed play, and not an insightful one. The more surreal second half takes on a moodier edge, but the switcheroo ending is cutesy to the point of annoying. Fogler impresses with some brooding edge, but neither he nor the location photography is enough to recommend you join him on this doomed trip. show more

  • The movie becomes a survival tale and is more successful in its grueling, slightly crazed second half. The Goetzes do a better job capturing the terrain's physical extremes and the challenge of endurance than they do depicting a relationship. show more

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