Reservation Road


1h 42m 2007

Brief Synopsis

A tale of anger, revenge, and courage that follows two fathers as their families and lives converge. On a warm September evening, college professor Ethan Learner, his wife Grace and their daughter Emma are attending a recital. Their 10-year-old son Josh, the pride of the family, is playing cello--be

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2007
Production Company
Chuck Maloney
Distribution Company
Focus Features
Location
Connecticut, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Synopsis

A tale of anger, revenge, and courage that follows two fathers as their families and lives converge. On a warm September evening, college professor Ethan Learner, his wife Grace and their daughter Emma are attending a recital. Their 10-year-old son Josh, the pride of the family, is playing cello--beautifully, as usual. On the way home, they all stop at a gas station on Reservation Road. There, in one terrible instant, he is taken from them forever. On a warm September evening, law associate Dwight Arno and his 11-year-old son Lucas are attending a pivotal baseball game. Dwight cherishes his time spent with Lucas. Driving his son back to his Lucas' mother, his ex-wife Ruth, Dwight heads towards his fateful encounter at Reservation Road. The accident happens so fast that Lucas is all but unaware, while Ethan--the only witness--is all too aware, as a panicked Dwight speeds away. The police are called, and an investigation begins. Haunted by the tragedy, both fathers react in unexpected ways...as do Grace and Emma. As a reckoning looms, the two fathers are forced to make the hardest choices of their lives.

Crew

Mara Alcaly

Production Assistant

Denise Alexander

Song

Gary Alper

Sound

Rico O. Alston

Video Playback

Michael Anzalone

Wardrobe Supervisor

George Aquilar

Stunt Coordinator

Constance E. Barrett

Instructor

Constance E. Barrett

Music Arranger

Constance E. Barrett

Music Producer

Constance E. Barrett

Coach

Wesley Battle

Grip

Jim Belletier

Assistant Camera

Christine Bergren

Music

Brian Birkland

Visual Effects Editor

Taylor Black

Production Secretary

Josh Blake

Song

Harrison Bohrman

Post-Production Accountant

Fallon Brooking

Adr

Louis Y. Brown

Music Producer

Travis Brown

Song

Kate Bulpitt

Casting Associate

Maurice Cabrera

Coordinator

Frankie Cacciato

Song

Stephen Caldwell

Scenic Artist

Budd Carr

Music Supervisor

Ellen Athena Catsikeas

Location Manager

John Cenatiempo

Stunts

Rick Chefalas

Assistant Sound Editor

Archangelo Ciotti

Grip

Fred Cohen

Swing

Cathy Colby-grauer

Scenic Artist

Yana Collins Lehman

Post-Production Accountant

Lacey Conner

Song Performer

Lacey Conner

Song

Otis Conner

Music Producer

Otis Conner

Song

Stephen Consentino

Camera

Stephen Consentino

Steadicam Operator

Janette C. Cosby

Accounting Assistant

Marko Costanzo

Foley Artist

Kelley Cribben

Post-Production Supervisor

James Crispino

Office Production Assistant

David Crommett

Adr

Andrew Crowley

Craft Service

Christopher Deangelis

Assistant Director

Joseph Debeasi

Music Editor

Jerry Decarlo

Hair

Craig Dibona

Photography

Craig Dibona

Camera Operator

Connor Driscoll

Office Production Assistant

Glen Engels

Best Boy Grip

Peter Epstein

Stunts

Monica Estrada

Set Production Assistant

Elle Fanning

Song Performer

Nora Felder

Music Supervisor

Jay Ferguson

Music Producer

Andy Findon

Soloist

Joseph-hector Fiocco

Song

Yolan Fisher

Props

Erica Fishman

Set Production Assistant

Tom Fleischman

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Bill Fletcher

Visual Effects Producer

Cameron Folan

Wardrobe Assistant

Sarah Follett

Location Assistant

Mark Freund

Visual Effects Supervisor

Flo Frintzilas

Scenic Artist

Erika Furey

Wardrobe

Country Gentlemen

Song Performer

Catherine George

Costume Designer

Terry George

Screenplay

Naomi Geraghty

Editor

Steve Gilbaud

Production Accountant

Andrew J Gilbert

Craft Service

Susan Glod

Scenic Artist

Shelly Goldhar

Graphic Artist

Suzanne Goldish

Sound

Lewis Goldstein

Sound Effects Editor

Theresa Gonzalez

Scenic Artist

Francois-joseph Gossec

Song

Gardner Gould

Apprentice

Orit Greenberg

Location Scout

Deborah Greene

Assistant Set Decorator

Isobel Griffiths

Music Contractor

Matt Grimm

Assistant

Richard Guinness

Key Grip

Dave Hage

Music

Brett Haley

Assistant Director

Eric Henriquez

Assistant Director

Chris Henry

Swing

Lawrence Herman

Rerecording

Mario Herrera

Scenic Artist

Lori Hicks

Makeup Artist

Chryss Hionis

Set Decorator

Marc Hirschfeld

Assistant Camera

Petr Hlinomaz

Gaffer

A. Kitman Ho

Producer

A. Kitman Ho

Unit Director

Phillip Hoffman

Visual Effects

Rebecca Hofherr

Costume Designer

Kevin Holland

Adr

Jonathan Hova

Adr

Gil Hubbs

Archival Footage

Mark Isham

Music

Mark Isham

Soloist

Sondra James

Adr Voice Casting

Kim Jennings

Art Director

Amanda Mackey Johnson

Casting

Big Jack Johnson

Song

Big Jack Johnson

Song Performer

Lori Johnson

Unit Production Manager

Katherine Karbowski

Wardrobe Supervisor

Philip Kennedy

Scenic Artist

Billy Kerwick

Key Rigging Grip

Christopher Koch

Grip

Ashley Kravitz

Rights & Clearances

Dennis Michael Lacey

Song

Mike Lacey

Song Performer

Jennifer Lame

Assistant Editor

Anthony Langdon

Assistant

Sal Lanza

Key Grip

George Lara

Foley Mixer

Dean Leavitt

Executive Producer

Jessica Lichtner

Script Supervisor

Elizabeth S Lieberman

Scenic Artist

Jennifer Lilly

Assistant Editor

Constantine Limberis

Loader

John Lindley

Director Of Photography

Sandra Linn Koepper

Makeup Artist

Manuel Agusto Lopez

Swing

Brian Mackey

Loader

Jennifer Robyn Madeloff

Assistant Production Coordinator

Chuck Maloney

Cable Operator

Sarah Manowitz

Set Production Assistant

John Marcotte

Grip

Paul Michael Marini

Stunts

Sean Mayo

Location Assistant

Spike Mcclure

Adr

Robert Mcgavin

Rigging Gaffer

Paloma Mele

Sound Editor

Timothy Metivier

Assistant Camera

Eric M Metzger

Assistant Property Master

Eddie Micallef

Assistant Director

Eddie Micallef

Stunts

Chris Michael

Song

John Millard

On-Set Dresser

Darin Millett

Visual Effects Producer

Anthony Molinari

Stunts

Christie Moreau

Adr

Len Murach

Location Assistant

Derek Murphy

Best Boy Electric

Lorna Nowve

Accountant

Cindy O'connor

Original Music

Maureen O'connor

Visual Effects Producer

John Orford

Soloist

Isabella Palmieri

Adr

Jacqueline Payne

Hair

Rain Phoenix

Song

Summer Phoenix

Song

Macall Polay

Photography

Brent Poleski

Dolly Grip

Stephen Pope

Stunt Coordinator

Kate Quinlan

Key Costumer

Ginny Reilly

Accounting Assistant

Gina Resnick

Executive Producer

Simon Rhodes

Music

Aton Roberts

Set Production Assistant

Jeffrey Rollins

Property Master

Jac Rubenstein

Adr/Dialogue Editor

D¿anne Rygg

Instructor

Holly Rymon

Production Coordinator

Paul Sacco

Consultant

Cathy Sandrich Gelfond

Casting

Dennis Sands

Music Scoring Mixer

Danny Sariano

Assistant Camera

Ben Schaeffer

Set Production Assistant

John Schwartz

Source Material

John Schwartz

Screenplay

Joseph Sciretta

Gaffer

Thomas Scruggs

On-Set Dresser

William Sepulveda

Craft Service

Shayna Shaskin

Adr

James Shearman

Music Conductor

Pierson Silver

Assistant Camera

Kimberly Slosek

Props

Arturo S. Sosa

Assistant Editor

Charles Spillane

Transportation Captain

Wyatt Sprague

Sound Effects Editor

Jason Stasium

Sound

Mark Stetz

Generator Operator

Rose Stockton

Adr

Sam Stone

Adr

John Tanzer

Gaffer

Richard Tenewitz

Construction Coordinator

Kathleen Theisen

Instructor

Jocelyn Thomas

Casting Associate

David Tolegian

Song Performer

Charlotte Trinder

Music Contractor

Glen Trotiner

Assistant Director

Andy Tyler

Music

Michael Underwood

Colorist

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2007
Production Company
Chuck Maloney
Distribution Company
Focus Features
Location
Connecticut, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States October 19, 2007

Released in United States Fall October 19, 2007

Released in United States on Video April 8, 2008

Released in United States 2007

Released in United States October 2007

Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 17-November 1, 2007.

Shown at Rome Film Festival (Cinema 2007/Competition) October 18-27, 2007.

Based on the novel "Reservation Road" by Jonathan Burnham Schwartz; published by Knopf August 18, 1998.

Jonathan Teplitzky previously attached to direct.

Previously in development at Archer Street.

Project was included on the 2005 Black List.

Limited Release in United States October 19, 2007

Released in United States Fall October 19, 2007

Released in United States on Video April 8, 2008

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 17-November 1, 2007.)

Released in United States October 2007 (Shown at Rome Film Festival (Cinema 2007/Competition) October 18-27, 2007.)