• Back Roads (2018)

Back Roads

Release Date: December 7th, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

A young man's life spirals out of control when he has a dangerous affair with an older married woman in rural Pennsylvania.

Cast: Alex Pettyfer, Jennifer Morrison, Nicola Peltz, Chiara Aurelia, Hala Finley, June Carryl, Robert Patrick, Juliette Lewis

Director: Alex Pettyfer

Genres: Thriller , Drama

Production Co: Upturn Productions, Infinity Media

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    While Back Roads doesn't live up to its considerable dramatic and thematic ambitions, it provides a strong opportunity for its filmmaker/star to stretch his dramatic muscles in the lead role. show more

  • 60
    Dan CallahanTheWrap

    Given the outlandishness of the material here, it would have been easy to start getting unwanted laughs in the second half of the film, but Pettyfer and his actors find the truth in it, even in a very long and demanding take where Harley confronts his mother in prison. show more

  • 38
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    Whatever it wants to say about abuse, its mental, social and sexual impact on its victims, however “daring” it aims to be, Back Roads loses in its pursuit of the sordid. show more

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