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The Roads Not Taken

5.21 h 25 min2020X-Ray15
The Roads Not Taken follows a day in the life of Leo and his daughter, Molly, as she grapples with the challenges of her father's chaotic mind. As they weave their way through New York City, Leo's journey takes on a hallucinatory quality as he floats through alternate lives he could have lived, leading Molly to wrestle with her own path as she considers her future.
Sally Potter
Javier BardemElle FanningBranka Katić
English [CC]
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Milena TscharntkeLaura LinneySalma Hayek
Christopher Sheppard
Bleecker Street
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3.4 out of 5 stars

43 global ratings

  1. 37% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 13% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 16% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 21% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 14% of reviews have 1 stars
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MattReviewed in the United Kingdom on 01 March 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
Great acting, thought-provoking in places, but overall nonsense
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Acting is absolutely unbelievable. But sadly the script is terrible, the plot is terrible. The ending gives some romantic notion of lucidity in someone with advanced dementia. An extra star was given because it is thought-provoking at times, particularly around 'chasing the good times' at the expense of stability, which can lead to eventual disaster. I feel they could have summed it all up in about 10 minutes rather than expensive over-the-top drawn-out scenes.
AML LAUGHERReviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 February 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Desperately sad, humanity at its most vulnerable.
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The acting is brilliant. All the characters are surviving as best as they can.
Compassion, bitterness, vulnerability, kindness, ignorance, helplessness, weakness. Everything is in this film. It haunts long after watching.
W. AustinReviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 April 2021
2.0 out of 5 stars
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Boring. Over-acted. Badly written. No real story as such. Couldn't feel any sympathy for the characters, despite the awful situation, due the aforementioned points.
george whiteReviewed in the United Kingdom on 01 March 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
Would suit everyone
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Like the actors and actresses but a pretty dour film during a pandemic
Dave wReviewed in the United Kingdom on 26 March 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
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Slow.. almost gave up the will to live!
linda roweReviewed in the United Kingdom on 03 March 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
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amy jonesReviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 February 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
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No finality
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