Road to Paloma

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Road to Paloma
Road to Paloma.png
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJason Momoa
Produced byBrian Andrew Mendoza
Jason Momoa
Written byJason Momoa
Jonathan Hirschbein
Robert Homer Mollohan
StarringJason Momoa
Sarah Shahi
Lisa Bonet
Michael Raymond-James
Wes Studi
Robert Homer Mollohan
Music byOhad Benchetrit
Justin Small
CinematographyBrian Andrew Mendoza
Edited byBrian Andrew Mendoza
Jennifer Tiexiera
Boss Media
Pride of Gypsies
Distributed byAnchor Bay Entertainment (UK and US)
WWE Studios (US)
Release date
  • April 12, 2014 (2014-04-12) (Sarasota Film Festival)
  • July 11, 2014 (2014-07-11) (United States)
Running time
91 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$937,000[1]

Road to Paloma is a 2014 American drama thriller film directed, produced, co-written by and starring Jason Momoa.[2] It co-stars Sarah Shahi, Lisa Bonet, Michael Raymond-James and Wes Studi. The film was released on July 11, 2014.[3]


After murdering his mother's rapist, Wolf, a Native American, flees from the law. Six months later he meets up with a drifter called Cash and heads north to his sister's property where he intends to go spread his mother's ashes, but with the law right behind him his dream to lay his mother to peace may come at a price.



In October 2011 Jason Momoa stated that he was writing, directing and acting in an upcoming project, Road to Paloma.[2] Made for $600,000, filming began in February 2012 in Needles, California, where half of the filming was to be done. The rest took place in Los Angeles and Bishop.[5][6]

Momoa set Shovels & Rope and The Rolling Stones to score the music for the film.[7]


Filming was scheduled to begin in February 2012 in Needles, California, where half of the filming was to be done with the rest set to take place in Los Angeles and Bishop.[8] Additional scenes filmed near Mexican Hat, Monument Valley and Kayenta. End scenes possibly Henrys Fork of Green River near Kings Peak in the high Uintas.


On August 13, 2013 it was announced that WWE Studios and Anchor Bay Entertainment had acquired distribution rights in North America, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.[4][9] A late 2013 release was planned.[4][9] The film premiered at 2014 Sarasota Film Festival in April.[10] The film gained positive reviews.[11]


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  2. ^ a b c "Jason Momoa Talks CONAN; Reveals He's Writing and Directing ROAD TO PALOMA". Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  3. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (18 March 2014). "Jason Momoa's Helming Debut 'Road To Paloma' Gets Multi-Platform Berth". Retrieved 19 March 2014.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "WWE Studios, Anchor Bay Team For Jason Momoa's Directing Debut 'Road To Paloma'". 13 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  5. ^ Denevan, Jennifer (6 February 2012). "Actor/writer/director Momoa filming locally". Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  6. ^ Rolling Stone
  7. ^ Atkinson, Claire (25 January 2014). "Jason Momoa on his road to film financing". Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  8. ^ Denevan, Jennifer (6 February 2012). "Actor/writer/director Momoa filming locally". Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  9. ^ a b "WWE Studios and Anchor Bay Films Take Jason Momoa's Road to Paloma". 13 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  10. ^ Cox, Gordon (12 March 2014). "Jason Momoa's 'Road to Paloma' to Premiere at Sarasota Film Festival". Retrieved 19 March 2014.
  11. ^ Archived 2014-03-02 at the Wayback Machine

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