Black Tar Road
BLACK TAR ROAD is a gritty, dark, love story between two women, Heather and Charlie, who meet at a desolate truck stop. Charlie McElroy (Amber Lee) is a drug mule, who mules drugs for an operation that is run out of an interstate truck stop. After Charlie hangs around town where she meets Heather Plath, (Noelle Messier) a hardened truck stop prostitute who's spent her life in the rural landscape. Few films are more despairing and yet, curiously, so hopeful as this one, which argues that even at the very end of the road, at the final extremity, we can find some solace in the offer and acceptance of love. These women fall in love with each other.
Director: Amber Dawn Lee, Rob Brownstein, Jeff Chassler
Running time: 1h 25min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Release date: 28 July 2016 (USA)
Cast: Maria Olsen, James Black, Adra Janean Fenstermaker, Leif Gantvoort, Darin Cooper, Gary Kohn, John A. Lorenz, Tony Forsmark, Lourdes Reynolds, Amber Dawn Lee, Noelle Messier, Rydell Danzie, Jodi Dennithorne, Steve Fite