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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

Writers:

Tawni O'Dell (novel), Tawni O'Dell (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Jennifer Morrison ... Callie Mercer
Juliette Lewis ... Bonnie Altmyer
Nicola Peltz ... Amber Altmyer
Robert Patrick ... Chief Mansour
Tom Everett Scott ... Brad Mercer
Alex Pettyfer ... Harley Altmyer
Danika Yarosh ... Ashlee
Chiara Aurelia ... Misty Altmyer
Robert Longstreet ... Uncle Mike
Hala Finley ... Jody Altmyer
Sky Elobar ... Church
June Carryl ... Betty
Nicole Dionne ... Cowgirl
Gavin Warren ... Zack Mercer
Jeff Pope ... Rick
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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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Directorial debut of Alex Pettyfer. See more »

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A touching story..
18 April 2020 | by sonekkenSee all my reviews

But of course the white people are absolutely disfunctional and sick, and the help is black. I'm just saying, once you start noticing the pattern it's hard to enjoy the story anymore


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Release Date:

7 December 2018 (USA) See more »

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA See more »

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