Red Road Synopsis
A surveillance camera operator (Kate Dickie) becomes obsessed with an ex-con (Tony Curran).
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Arnold reminds us that the best thrillers don't settle for taking the audience away from their everyday experience; rather, they burrow...
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Portland Oregonian

By Shawn Levy
It's a wonderful debut, despite all the pain you may feel watching it.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Academy Award-winning live-action-short director Andrea Arnold makes a startlingly assured debut with this low-key psychological chiller.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
Though not flawless, this is a compelling study, in Dogme style, of a wounded young woman who spends her working life spying on others.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The movie's intense focus skillfully exposes the raw pain just under the skin of a seemingly ordinary citizen.
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Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
Surprisingly moving and intellectually satisfying.
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Dickie is intense in her screen debut, which requires her to be in nearly every scene. The supporting cast is strong, and Robbie Ryan's...
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Paula Nechak
It's a taut, unexpected study that asks many questions about retribution and redemption.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
You might call the film "Rear Window Times 100."
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The movie trades the paranoia of modern omni-cam culture for a tighter, more personal drama, and while it sticks with you, you feel the...
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RED ROAD = Cooly Detached Thriller

By lugubriousthespian
This gritty psychological character study out of Scotland is a subversive look into the mind of a person who becomes obsessed with looking for answers for a tragic past incident in all the wrong...