Roads (film)

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Directed by Sebastian Schipper
Produced byDavid Keitsch
Written by
  • Sebastian Schipper
  • Oliver Ziegenbalg
CinematographyMatteo Cocco
Edited byMonica Coleman
Distributed by StudioCanal
Release date
  • April 25, 2019 (2019-04-25)(Tribeca)
  • May 30, 2019 (2019-05-30)(Germany)
Running time
99 minutes
  • Germany
  • France
  • United Kingdom

Roads is a 2019 internationally co-produced drama film, directed by Sebastian Schipper, from a screenplay by Schipper and Oliver Ziegenbalg. It stars Fionn Whitehead and Stéphane Bak.


It had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on 25 April 2019. It is scheduled to be released in Germany on 30 May 2019, by StudioCanal.



In June 2017, it was announced Fionn Whitehead had been cast in the film, with Sebastian Schipper directing from a screenplay he wrote alongside Oliver Ziegenbalg. [1] In August 2017, Stéphane Bak, Moritz Bleibtreu, and Ben Chaplin joined the cast of the film. [2]

Principal photography began in August 2017. [3]


It had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on 25 April 2019. [4] [5] It is scheduled to be released in Germany on 30 May 2019. [6]

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