A passionate filmmaker, creating a film based upon a true crime, casts an unknown mysterious young woman bearing a disturbing resemblance to the femme fatale in the story. He finds himself unsuspectingly drawn into a complex web of haunting intrigue, obsessed with the woman, the crime, her possibly notorious past and the disturbing complexity between art and truth.
From the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina to Verona, Rome and London, new truths are revealed and clues to other crimes and passions, darker and even more complex are uncovered.
Road to Nowhere may also be as significant to the indie feature as Avatar is to the popcorn movie. --The New York Times
Monte Hellman s first feature film in 21 years is one of his finest and deepest, a twin peak to his 1971 masterpiece Two Lane Blacktop. --Variety