Red Road

CCTV operator Jackie watches over a small part of the world, protecting the people living their lives under her gaze. One day a man appears on her monitor, a man she thought she would never see again.

Red Road
United Kingdom, Denmark 2006
  • Czech
110 min.
  • This film is available in the following territories: Czechia, Slovakia.

Whilst working as a CCTV operator in Glasgow's working-class Red Road estate, Jackie sees a face from the past, a face that she thought would no longer haunt her dreams. Keeping her distance, and with the use of her CCTV cameras, she follows the face and the man and she finally decides to confront him. It is here that past lives are once again entwined and reconciliations are aired.

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Director: Andrea Arnold
Screenplay: Andrea Arnold, Lone Scherfig, Anders Thomas Jensen
Cinematography: Robbie Ryan
Music: Glenn Gregory
Sound: Douglas MacDougall, Chris Sinclair
Editing: Nicolas Chaudeurge
Production Design: Helen Scott
Producer: Carrie Comerford
Co-production: Marie Gade Denessen
Costumes: Carole Miller
Cast: Kate Dickie, Tony Curran, Martin Compston, Natalie Press, Paul Higgins

Cannes Film Festival

2006 – Andrea Arnold (Jury Prize)

British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)

2006 – Andrea Arnold (Most Promising Newcomer)

BAFTA Awards, Scotland

2006 – Best Film

BAFTA Awards, Scotland

2006 – Andrea Arnold (Best Director)

BAFTA Awards, Scotland

2006 – Tony Curran (Best Actor)

BAFTA Awards, Scotland

2006 – Kate Dickie (Best Actress)

  • This film is available in the following territories: Czechia, Slovakia.