Cassandra M Super Reviewer. This is a beautiful film and I feel real gratitude to Michael Winterbottom for bringing our lives to the screen in such a way. Wonderland Critics Consensus. Matt, a young glaciologist, soars across the vast, silent, icebound immensities of the South Pole as he recalls his love affair with Lisa. On The Road followed the band on tour and is described as a "refreshingly unusual" tour film. This propulsive, globetrotting thriller from acclaimed director Michael Winterbottom is a breathless tour through the shadowy underworlds and hidden realms of Pakistan and India. Michael Winterbottom's In This World is a story about Afghani refugees. Michael Winterbottom Celebrity Profile - Check out the latest Michael Winterbottom photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at Rotten Tomatoes! "Michael Winterbottom joined the band on the road, capturing 16 different gigs and daily life backstage. Traditionally, angels are supposed to have snowy wings, spotless flowing robes and be bathed in heavenly light, but not Michael (John Travolta).