Adopt a Highway

Adopt a Highway

Adopt a Highway

Ethan Hawke is an ex-con who finds an abandoned live baby in a dumpster in this indie drama from the producers of Whiplash.

After 21 years in prison, Russ Millings (Hawke) is trying to adapt to a world he no longer recognises. But when he finds an abandoned baby in a dumpster behind the fast food restaurant where he works, he realises this could be his chance at redemption.

2019Rating: M78 minsUSA
DramaFestival & Independent

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IndieWire

IndieWire

press

Adopt a Highway fails to ground its fable-esque qualities in a deeper bedrock of emotional truth, but its best moments offer a tender glimpse at what people do with several decades of pent-up resentment.

Variety

Variety

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One of those baffling cases in which a project somehow made it to completion without anyone daring to mention that the script barely qualified as a narrative outline, let alone as camera-ready.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

In an ensemble cast of small roles where his character is the only one with a film-length arc, Hawke's performance quite literally carries the movie.

IndieWire

IndieWire

press

Adopt a Highway fails to ground its fable-esque qualities in a deeper bedrock of emotional truth, but its best moments offer a tender glimpse at what people do with several decades of pent-up resentment.

Variety

Variety

press

One of those baffling cases in which a project somehow made it to completion without anyone daring to mention that the script barely qualified as a narrative outline, let alone as camera-ready.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

In an ensemble cast of small roles where his character is the only one with a film-length arc, Hawke's performance quite literally carries the movie.

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