Gallows Road Is A Powerful Movie About Redemption And Forgiveness

Loss and heartbreak challenges one man to forgive the unforgivable

A faith-based film about loss and heartbreak that challenges one man to forgive the unforgivable releases exclusively at select Ster-Kinekor cinemas on Friday, 07 April. Set in the rustic backdrop of rural Texas, Gallows Road explores how tragedy, heartbreak and the choices we make impact our lives and those around us in unimaginable ways.

Bob Collins has it all: a loving wife, two children who adore him and a younger brother and business partner, Seth. God is good to Bob and life is happy. Bob and Seth are just one day away from making their dream of opening an antique store come true. And, this is not just any antique store, but one that was previously owned by the local sheriff’s brother, who has two wayward sons, Snake and Matty. Trouble begins.

Jake Knight is a man searching for a purpose, unsure of his role both as a husband and a father. He has a beautiful wife and two children yet he chooses to spend most of his time with the brotherhood, Snake and Matty. This choice causes Jake to get off course and head down the wrong road. One of his only hopes and saving grace is his boss Frank, a good friend offering both steady work at the stables and spiritual advice. But more often than not, Jake’s search seems to end at the bottom of a bottle.

In Gallows Road, an unthinkable crime will draw these two men together and change their lives forever. Who will choose love over hate, forgiveness over revenge? And who will rise to the light… or face the walk down Gallows Road?

Winner of the 2015 International Christian Film Festival, the film is directed by Bill McAdams Jr., who also stars in it alongside Ernie Hudson and Kevin Sorbo, among others. The running time is 105 mins, and the classification is 13 DV.

Gallows Road releases exclusively on the big screen at select Ster-Kinekor cinemas from Friday, 07 April 2017, including Cape Gate, N1 City, Promenade and Blue Route in Cape Town; Gateway Commercial in Durban; Matlosana Mall in Klerksdorp; Mall of Africa in Midrand; Festival Mall and Maponya Mall in Johannesburg; and Sterland and Wonderpark in Pretoria. The film will also be released at Ster-Kinekor’s Arcades complex in Lusaka, Zambia.

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By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers.

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