The Long Dumb Road

Release Date: November 9th, 2018

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Nat, an aspiring photographer, is heading toward a bright future in art school in Los Angeles and wants to find the real America en route to new beginnings out West; Richard, a lovably unkempt motormouth, is simply looking for a connection while he grapples with indecision, past mistakes and dead ends. As they travel through the American Southwest, crossing paths with an assortment of oddball characters, both passengers come alive through the possibilities of the open road.

Cast: Tony Revolori, Jason Mantzoukas, Taissa Farmiga, Grace Gummer, Ron Livingston, Casey Wilson, Ciara Bravo, Lindsay Burdge

Director: Hannah Fidell

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Universal Pictures, Ten Acre Films

Keywords: Transformation , Emotional , Friendship , Hilarious , Amusing , Car , Quest , 2010s , House ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 65
    Elizabeth WeitzmanTheWrap

    While the lessons are light and the road well-worn, our perfectly mismatched travelers make the journey worthwhile. show more

  • 60
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    While the curves in the road are new to the heroes, they're well known to fans of indie film, and Long Dumb Road just barely coasts across the finish line before we're ready to get out and push. show more

  • 75
    Sheila O'MalleyRogerEbert.com

    Fidell trusts the dynamic between her two main actors, and allows them a lot of leeway. The conversations have a fresh and improvisational quality. Best of all, she leaves space for the unexpected and the random. show more

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