THE DARKNESS OF THE ROAD (2021) Preview of desolation horror


‘Sometimes horror is unseen’

The Darkness of the Road is a 2021 American horror film about a single mother whose daughter is kidnapped on a desolate road.

Written and directed by Venezuelan-born Eduardo Rodriguez (You’re Not Alone; Fright Night 2; El Gringo; Stash House; Curandero). Produced by Juliet Berman, David Lawson Jr., Justin Nappi and Eric Tosstorff.

The Treehouse Pictures production stars Najarra Townsend (The Stylist; Portal; Dementia: Part II; Contracted and sequel), Johnny Whitworth (Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance; Pathology; Valentine); Paris Dylan, Leah Lauren and Gwyneth Glover.


A single mother and her young daughter are driving on a desolate road in a moonless desert. After meeting a young female hitchhiker at a gas station, the mother realises her daughter is missing.

As they frantically search for the young girl, a merciless force begins to torment the two women, unravelling a world of terror they must survive if they are to discover the terrifying truth behind the daughter’s disappearance…


Release date:

In the US, The Darkness of the Road will be released on DVD and Digital by Uncork’d Entertainment on December 14th 2021.

Cast and characters:

Najarra Townsend … Siri
Johnny Whitworth … Clerk
Paris Dylan … Prisoner
Leah Lauren … Iris
Gwyneth Glover … Eve


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