The Inland Road

The Inland Road
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Tabby

Some of the story choices were a little bit more miss than hit for me, but there's something to be said for the film's quiet sensibilities.
For some reason, independent films set in New Zealand have the ability to soothe my soul. I can't really explain it. Something to do with the ...Read more

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Maryellen

wow. I did not see that coming. Good movie. It really stresses the importance of relationships, honesty and coming home to face your family.

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