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565 Ratings

The Road


Turkey, France, 1982


The Road depicts the story of five friends, convicts in the Imralı Prison, and their experiences during their week-long leave to spend a religious holiday with their families, granted via special permission for good conduct.

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The Road Directed by Şerif Gören, Yilmaz Güney

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1982 | 2 wins including: Palme d'Or

1982 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

2017 | Cannes Classics

National Board of Review

1982 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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