The Road is a 2009 American post-apocalyptic survival film directed by John Hillcoat and written by Joe Penhall, based on the 2006 novel of the same name by Cormac McCarthy. The film stars Viggo Mortensen and Kodi Smit-McPhee as a father and his son in a post-apocalyptic wasteland.
A man and his young son struggle to survive after a global cataclysm has caused an extinction event. They scavenge for supplies and avoid roaming gangs as they travel on a road to the coast in the hope that it will be warmer.
|author||Cormac McCarthy Joe Penhall|
|contentLocation||United States of America|
|genre||drama science fiction|
|keywords||act explore extinction event flare gun good guy locked in old man shoot|
|productionCompany||2929 Entertainment American Film Institute|
|theme||disaster narrative post-apocalyptic survival|