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The Road Within (2014)

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A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.

Director:

Gren Wells

Writers:

Florian David Fitz (based on an original screenplay by), Gren Wells
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Cast

Credited cast:
Zoë Kravitz ... Marie
Dev Patel ... Alex
Robert Sheehan ... Vincent
Robert Patrick ... Robert
Kyra Sedgwick ... Dr. Mia Rose
Ali Hillis ... Monica
Matt Riedy ... Cop
Joe Unger
Cooper Roth ... Boy
Bradley Gallo ... Patient
Eric Matheny ... Matt
Ross Gallo ... Therapist
Yanna Fabian ... Nurse
Louisa Kendrick ... Nurse
Elsi Eng ... Patient
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Storyline

The Road Within is about Vincent, a young man suffering from Tourette Syndrome. His mother dies so his estranged father, Robert, is forced to step in. However, Robert's running for political office and doesn't want his son on the campaign trail - so Robert puts Vincent in a clinic that's run by the unconventional Dr. Mia Rose. Once there, Vincent falls in love with an anorexic woman named Marie. Together, they steal Dr. Rose's car, and end up having to kidnap his OCD roommate, Alex, when he threatens to tell on them. With Robert and Dr. Rose in hot pursuit, Vincent, Marie and Alex go on a life changing road trip to deliver the ashes of his mother to the ocean. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, some sexual content/nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 2015 (Singapore) See more »

Also Known As:

A Estrada Interior See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Cruz, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$41,760
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Zoë Kravitz lost 20lbs to play her character who was anorexic. See more »

Goofs

Marie's joint is in/out of her mouth in different camera angles during the first pot smoking scene. See more »

Quotes

Alex: Cause I wanted you to think I was cool. You don't know what it's like. I've got a lot to offer but these stupid rituals take over everything, made my world smaller and smaller. I'm stuck in a fucking cage. I'd give anything to be free, but it doesn't stop.
Vincent: It was pretty cool, the way you ran out of there
Marie: You did look pretty bad ass.
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Connections

Remake of Vincent Wants to Sea (2010) See more »

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Killin' Floor
Written by Joseph Cheves
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A Careful Film
3 April 2015 | by RockeezySee all my reviews

Wow! I laughed, cried, throughout this movie. I was amazed to find out that this was a directorial debut for director/writer Gren Wells. If you love falling in love with characters as they head on their journey, this movie is for you! Through the seriousness of the disorders this movie takes on (which, by the way, were beautifully portrayed by Kravitz, Patel and Sheehan) I was able to feel with them, laugh with them, and cry with them. The Tourette's Syndrome, OCD, and Anorexia that they took hold of was captivating. I could tell that a whole lot of thought was put into researching Tourette's by Gren Wells and Robert Sheehan because they gave us just enough of Tourette's. It would have been extremely easy to portray too much of ticks and mannerisms and make him look silly, but fortunately his interpretation was sincere and gave us just enough. I applaud him and the whole cast for the care they took with their characters and their corresponding illnesses. I would call this film 'careful' in the greatest way. It is extraordinary to find a director paired with an outstanding cast that take great care in their art. I loved it!


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