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Road to Nowhere

Director: Monte Hellman

Narrative Feature |  USA |  2010 |  HDCAM |  121 MIN


There’s a murky tenuous balance between reality and fiction; particularly when it involves a beautiful young woman, murder, a powerful politico, a missing fortune and suicide.

A passionate filmmaker creating a film based upon a true crime casts an unknown mysterious young woman bearing a disturbing resemblance to the femme fatale in the story. Unsuspectingly, he finds himself drawn into a complex web of haunting intrigue, obsessed with the woman, the crime, her possibly notorious past and the disturbing complexity between art and truth.

From the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina to Verona, Rome and London, new truths are revealed and clues to other crimes and passions, darker and even more complex are uncovered.


Director: Monte Hellman

Producer: Monte Hellman, Steven Gaydos, Melissa Hellman

Cast: Shannyn Sossamon, Tygh Runyan, Dominique Swain, Cliff De Young, Waylon Payne, John Diehl, Fabio Testi

Screenwriter: Steven Gaydos

Cinematographer: Josep M Civit

Editor: Celine Ameslon

Sound: Ayne O Joujon-Roche

Music: Tom Russell

Director Bio


Monte is widely credited as the man who discovered Quentin Tarantino, as Monte brought Quentin to Sundance to workshop RESERVOIR DOGS, which Monte executive produced. Monte was recently honored to be named President of the Un Certain Regard jury by the Cannes Film Festival.


Distributor: monterey media

Distributor Email:

Sales Agent: E1 International

Print Source

Name: Jennifer Manocchio

Company: monterey media


Phone: (805) 494-7199

Address: 566 Saint Charles Drive

City: Thousand Oaks

State: CA

Zip: 91360


Screening Time

Saturday March 12



Rollins Theatre

701 West Riverside Dr


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