Redwood Highway
Redwood Highway (2014)

Living in a comfortable retirement community in Southern Oregon, estranged from her family, unsatisfied with her surroundings, and generally not happy about life, Marie (Shirley Knight) decides to journey 80 miles on foot to the coast of… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 18, 2014
DVD Release Date: June 10, 2014
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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The mostly gentle drama has integrity without feeling caught up in its own nobility.

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Bill Edelstein

Solid acting overcomes a lack of dynamic tension in this family-friendly film.

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Mark R. Leeper
Mark Leeper's Reviews

worth the trip to appreciate the acting

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Stephen Farber
Hollywood Reporter

While this road movie may not have great originality or huge box-office potential, it's a low-key charmer with a large-souled performance at its center.

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Rob Gonsalves

It is, among other things, a sharp distaff rejoinder to the male-centered, sour-faced "Nebraska."

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Marc Mohan

Shirley Knight gives a winning lead performance, and the film captures the beauty of Southern Oregon landscapes.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

The script (by director Gary Lundgren with James Twyman) is modestly feel-good to a fault and the scenery expectedly beautiful, but it's the unforced acting providing the most nourishment.

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

Not without its charms, but do elderly filmgoers really need their entertainment this watered down?

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Prairie Miller

Knight shines in this contemplative, unrushed road movie on foot, with a rare, respectful focus on the existential despair of an older woman. And a solitary journey that is a female take on voyaging through those woods that are lovely, dark and deep.

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