A day in the life of Leo and his daughter, Molly, as he floats through alternate lives he could have lived, leading Molly to wrestle with her own path as she considers her future.

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Sally Potter

Writer:

Sally Potter
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Javier Bardem ... Leo
Elle Fanning ... Molly
Branka Katic ... Xenia
Salma Hayek ... Dolores
Dimitri Andreas Dimitri Andreas ... Mikael
Katia Mullova-Brind Katia Mullova-Brind ... Mel
Milena Tscharntke ... Anni
Debora Weston Debora Weston ... Dentist
Aaron Joshua ... Taxi Driver
Sabina Cameron ... Nurse
Griffin Stevens ... Doctor
Laura Linney ... Rita
Catherine Levi Catherine Levi ... Clio
Ruth Keeling Ruth Keeling ... Dog Owner
Olan Montgomery ... Security Guard
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Sally Potter's THE ROADS NOT TAKEN follows a day in the life of Leo (Javier Bardem) and his daughter, Molly (Elle Fanning) as she grapples with the challenges of her father's chaotic mind. As they weave their way through New York City, Leo's journey takes on a hallucinatory quality as he floats through alternate lives he could have lived, leading Molly to wrestle with her own path as she considers her future.

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Taglines:

One Man's Journey Into His Mind

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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There was originally another story set in New York where Bardem and Chris Rock played lovers, but when Sally Potter was editing the movie, and admittedly much to her dismay, she didn't feel it clicked with the rest of the movie so she cut out those scenes. See more »

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Underrated but good
18 April 2020 | by harshagarwalhvSee all my reviews

Not a typical everyday movie but has intense acting from the main characters. The screenplay was good in depicting the pain but not good in telling a great story that could have been told effortlessly


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Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Roads Not Taken See more »

Filming Locations:

Almería, Andalucía, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,310, 15 March 2020

Gross USA:

$3,518

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$105,439
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