Red Road


1h 53m 2006

Brief Synopsis

Jackie works as a CCTV operator for Glasgow council. Daily she watches over a small part of the world, takes seriously her duties to protect the people moving about in her monitors. Jackie steers clear of involvements with anyone, has life sorted in a way that suits her. Her life has an order, a cal

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Production Company
A-Film Distribution; Bbc Films; California Filmes; First Production Film & Video; Lev Films; Prisvideo; Scottish Screen; Sigma Films; StraDa Films; Swift Productions; Trust Film Sales; U.K. Film Council; Vivarto Films Distribution; Zentropa Entertainment; Zoma Films Ltd.
Distribution Company
Tartan Films (US); 20th Century Fox International; Aerofilms, S.R.O.; Arkles Entertainment; Calif; Camera Film; Fandango; Folkets Bio; Frenetic Films; Golem Distribution; Verve Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 53m

Synopsis

Jackie works as a CCTV operator for Glasgow council. Daily she watches over a small part of the world, takes seriously her duties to protect the people moving about in her monitors. Jackie steers clear of involvements with anyone, has life sorted in a way that suits her. Her life has an order, a calm, she has orchestrated it to be this way because in the past Jackie has known the greatest pain a human can know. Then one day a man appears in her monitors, a man she thought she would never see again or wants to see again. Now the opportunity presents itself, she is compelled to confront him.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Production Company
A-Film Distribution; Bbc Films; California Filmes; First Production Film & Video; Lev Films; Prisvideo; Scottish Screen; Sigma Films; StraDa Films; Swift Productions; Trust Film Sales; U.K. Film Council; Vivarto Films Distribution; Zentropa Entertainment; Zoma Films Ltd.
Distribution Company
Tartan Films (US); 20th Century Fox International; Aerofilms, S.R.O.; Arkles Entertainment; Calif; Camera Film; Fandango; Folkets Bio; Frenetic Films; Golem Distribution; Verve Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 53m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 2006 Carl Foreman Award for Special Achievement by a British Director in their First Feature Film by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).

Winner of the Heartbeat Prize award at the 2006 Dinard British Film Festival.

Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.

Winner of the Sutherland Trophy at the 2006 Times BFI London Film Festival.

Released in United States Spring April 13, 2007

Released in United States on Video August 28, 2007

Released in United States 2006

Released in United States 2007

Released in United States January 2007

Released in United States 2012

Shown at Times BFI London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 18-November 2, 2006.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Cinema of Our Time) September 28-October 13, 2006.

Shown at New Directors/New Films Series at the Film Society of Lincoln Center March 21-April 1, 2007.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival (World Cinema) January 25-February 4, 2007.

Feature directorial debut for Andrea Arnold.

Released in United States Spring April 13, 2007 (NY, LA)

Released in United States on Video August 28, 2007

Released in United States 2006 (Shown at Times BFI London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 18-November 2, 2006.)

Released in United States 2006 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Cinema of Our Time) September 28-October 13, 2006.)

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at New Directors/New Films Series at the Film Society of Lincoln Center March 21-April 1, 2007.)

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival (World Cinema) January 25-February 4, 2007.)

Released in United States January 2007 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Spectrum) January 18-28, 2007.)

Released in United States 2012 (Emerging Masters)