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Thought provoking and bleak - but fell a bit short of the mark,
This review is from: The Road [DVD] (DVD)
I was really looking forward to seeing this film as the story seemed extremely intriguing. There is much to praise in The Road and I would recommend it to anyone who likes dark and moving tales. The haunting sense of no escape and no end to the world in which the father and son find themselves, the love they feel for one another, that tiny blip of hope that they carry with them and the vast engulfing landscapes cut deep and draw you in as a viewer. However, it just felt as if something was missing that would have made the film leap from being good to great. The challenge of bringing a difficult and deeply textured story to life on the big screen was maybe too much of a struggle.