The Way Back (2010) | reviewed by: Joe Whip | September 13, 2011
entertainment value
The Way Back is a beautifully made and totally compelling film that deserves a much wider audience than it has received. Highly recommended.
genre Adventure | Drama
synopsis Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film details their perilous & uncertain journey to freedom, as they cross deserts, mountains, & several nations.
lead actors Colin Farrell | Dejan Angelov | Dragos Bucur | Ed Harris | Jim Sturgess | Saoirse Ronan | Mark Strong | Alexandru Potocean | Gustaf SkarsgÄrd
director Peter Weir