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Back Roads (2018)

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In 1993, Harley's dad is shot dead and his mom goes to prison. He has to earn money and look after his 3 kid sisters. No college. Over 2 years, family secrets are slowly revealed. Will a good therapist be enough?

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Alex Pettyfer

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Tawni O'Dell (novel), Tawni O'Dell (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jennifer Morrison ... Callie Mercer
Juliette Lewis ... Bonnie Altmyer
Alex Pettyfer ... Harley Altmyer
Robert Patrick ... Chief Mansour
Nicola Peltz ... Amber Altmyer
Tom Everett Scott ... Brad Mercer
Danika Yarosh ... Ashlee
Robert Longstreet ... Uncle Mike
Chiara Aurelia ... Misty Altmyer
June Carryl ... Betty
Sky Elobar ... Church
Jeff Pope ... Rick
Hala Finley ... Jody Altmyer
Gavin Warren ... Zack Mercer
Rebecca Chulew ... Cashier
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"Back Roads" centers on a young man stuck in the Pennsylvania backwoods caring for his three younger sisters after the shooting death of his abusive father and the arrest of his mother. Family secrets and unspoken truths threaten to consume him. Written by anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Обратные дороги See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

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1.85 : 1
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stick with this gem
22 February 2019 | by natcalgarySee all my reviews

The first half of the movie I couldn't figure oiut if the lead actor was just not fitting the role or what... but in the 2nd half when you realize what the family went through it becomes apparent that his acting along with most of the people in this movie did a magnificient job.

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