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Plot, Details & Awards

The Road

(2009)

Rated R for some violence, disturbing images and language.

R In Theaters 11/25/2009 , 110min.
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Plot & Details

A father (Viggo Mortensen) and son make their way across a post-apocalyptic United States in hopes of finding civilization amongst the nomadic cannibal tribes in 2929 Productions' adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's thrilling Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Road. John Hillcoat (The Proposition) directs from a screenplay provided by Joe Penhall. Charlize Theron co-stars in the Dimension Films release.

Awards

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Cinematography Javier Aguirresarobe Nominated

Toronto International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 Toronto International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

AFI Fest

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 AFI Fest Film Presented Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Cinematography Javier Aguirresarobe Nominated

London Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 London Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Toronto International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 Toronto International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Venice International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 Venice International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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