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The Roads Not Taken Rated 15

The Roads Not Taken

Dir. Sally Potter. UK/USA, 2020. 1h 25m. Starring Javier Bardem, Salma Hayek, Elle Fanning, Laura Linney.

A powerful drama about an author who is living with dementia and his daughter grappling with the challenges of her father’s illness. Academy Award winner Javier Bardem (No Country For Old Men) gives an intense performance in this moving and dreamlike drama by acclaimed British director and screenwriter Sally Potter (Orlando, The Party).

‘Elle Fanning and Sally Potter triumph again. It’s not always an easy watch, but The Roads Not Taken tackles a distressing subject with care and invites us to reconsider our preconceptions.’ ★★★★ Pamela Hutchinson, Empire Magazine

‘The Roads Not Taken, an understated drama from Sally Potter, is rich with small moments of intimacy.’ Clarisse Loughery, The Independent