Back Roads (2018)
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In 1993, Harley's dad is shot dead and his mom goes to prison. He has to earn money and look after his 3 kid sisters. No college. Over 2 years, family secrets are slowly revealed. Will a good therapist be enough?
"Back Roads" centers on a young man stuck in the Pennsylvania backwoods caring for his three younger sisters after the shooting death of his abusive father and the arrest of his mother. Family secrets and unspoken truths threaten to consume him.
Harley Altmeyer has to care for his three sisters after his mother is placed in jail for killing his abusive father. Living in the coal town of Laurel Falls in the backwoods of Western Pennsylvania, Harley lusts after a mother of two who lives down the road. Harley's life is further complicated when he becomes the lead suspect in a local murder mystery. Based on the novel Back Roads by Tawni O'Dell, a New York Times Bestseller and an Oprah Book Club Selection.
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