A drifters in-risk story whose title cautions viewers not to take each component at face esteem, Pastoll’s Road Games finds a youthful English vagabond getting an option that is other than the Good Samaritan treatment from those he meets on the expressway. Type stalwart Barbara (late star of Ted Geoghegan’s We Are Still Here) might draw in some fear fan thoughtfulness regarding this Eurocentric generation, however moviegoers will be more receptive to her co-star Frederic Pierrot and to the “what’s happening here?” pickle confronted by youthful leads Andrew Simpson and Josephine de La Baume. Despite the fact that barely over promoted, the Road Games could create humble dramatic receipts for IFC before discovering its place in front rooms.
Simpson plays Jack, who’s attempting to get a ride back to the Calais-Dover ship after a tumultuous occasion in southern France. He becomes a close acquaintence with a kindred hitcher, the coquettish Veronique (de La Baume), who clarifies why they’re experiencing considerable difficulties rides: Locals fear “a genuine executioner” make that serial who has been leaving bodies covered all through neighborhood woods.