Redemption Road
Redemption Road (2011)

In Mario Van Peeble's new film Redemption Road, two seemingly different men (Michael Clarke Duncan, Morgan Simpson) embark on a music-steeped journey through the American South, learning along the way that life isn't about where you… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 26, 2011
DVD Release Date: April 3, 2012
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Joe Leydon

A lightly enjoyable road pic about a circuitous road to redemption, Black, White and Blues offers simple, down-home pleasures while spinning an undeniably familiar but emotionally satisfying tale.

Neil Pond
American Profile

Hope and healing wait at the end of a big-hearted musical road trip.

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Steve Persall
Tampa Bay Times

There isn't a moment in Redemption Road when you feel like walking out; nor do you take the finished film with you. It's a solid piece of work, recycled to a degree, but satisfying.

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Duane Byrge
Hollywood Reporter

Battling-buddy road movie carries viewers on an entertaining ride into blues country.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

'Brother knew how to tell a story,' Michael Clarke Duncan says, admiringly, of Shakespeare. The same can't exactly be said of this earnest calling-card indie.

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Mike Scott

a sterilized and predictable version of life that plays out like a very special movie of the week -- albeit one with a nice soundtrack.

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Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle

Jefferson has nowhere to go but up -- and eventually he gets there (note the title) -- but, boy, does the getting there take its sweet time.

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