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3.0
8 Ratings

Back Roads

Directed by Martin Ritt
United States, 1981
Comedy, Romance, Adventure

Synopsis

A prostitute and a drifter find themselves bound together as they make their way through the rural South, doing what they have to do to survive.

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Back Roads Directed by Martin Ritt

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  • Daniel S.'s rating of the film Back Roads

    **1/2. Another movie about poverty by Martin Ritt. But it's impossible to starve in the US according to an unwritten Hollywood law so Sally and Tommy Lee can still use their body in order to head to California and eat hamburgers and tacos along the way. They're very polite and say thanks to anyone opening the door for them. It's totally unreal, it's a comedy, it's industrial cinema. Sorry Martin. Already forgotten.