Back Roads


1h 41m 2018

Brief Synopsis

In a small western Pennsylvania mining town, a teenager is forced to care for his three younger sisters when their mother goes to jail for killing her abusive husband. And during this time, he finds comfort in a mother of two who lives down the road.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Adaptation
Crime
Drama
Family
Release Date
2018
Production Company
Hyde Park Entertainment ; Infinity Media, Inc. ; Samuel Goldwyn Films
Location
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Synopsis

In a small western Pennsylvania mining town, a teenager is forced to care for his three younger sisters when their mother goes to jail for killing her abusive husband. And during this time, he finds comfort in a mother of two who lives down the road.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Adaptation
Crime
Drama
Family
Release Date
2018
Production Company
Hyde Park Entertainment ; Infinity Media, Inc. ; Samuel Goldwyn Films
Location
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2018

Based on the novel "Back Roads" by Tawni O'Dell and published by Signet January 2, 2001.

Todd Field was previously attached to direct.

Frank Darabont was previously attached to produce.

Project was previously in development at Dreamworks.

James Franco was previously attached to star.

Directorial debut of Alex Pettyfer.

Mia Wasikowska, Chlöe Grace Moretz, and Marcia Gay Harden were previously attached to star (2012-2016)

Literary Sale Date: 09/10/2002

Adrian Lyne was previously attached to direct. (2012-2016)

Andrew Garfield previously attached to star.

Jennifer Gardner previously attached to star.