The Short History of the Long Road (2020) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Short History of the Long Road2020

The Short History of the Long Road (2020)

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Critic Consensus: A potential breakout vehicle for its writer-director as well as its star, The Short History of the Long Road finds fresh byways along its well-traveled path.

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Teenage Nola grew up living out of a van with her charismatic father Clint - two nomads against the world. When tragedy strikes, Nola is confronted by the reality of life on the road. In order to survive, she'll need to take the wheel for the first time.

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Jackamoe Buzzell
as Security Guard
Esodie Geiger
as Waitress
Andres Segura
as Fisherman
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Critic Reviews for The Short History of the Long Road

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Lyrical and melancholy and visually stunning...

September 9, 2020 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Between Simon-Kennedy's writing and Carpenter's performance, Nola makes for a compelling character, gently pushing the story along at her own steady pace.

June 16, 2020 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Even though the movie's engine sputters at the end, it's beautifully shot, the actors are fun to watch, and the story is decent in fits and starts.

June 13, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

This is a little gem of a movie.

June 12, 2020 | Full Review…

"The Short History of the Long Road" doesn't blaze new trails, but it does provide a platform for Carpenter's evolving performance and Simon-Kennedy's skilled eye.

June 12, 2020 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

There is enough substance here to propel "The Short History of the Long Road" forward through its minor bends and speed-bumps.

June 12, 2020 | Full Review…

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