Directed by five-time Academy Award nominee Peter Weir, "The Way Back" is an epic story of survival, solidarity and indomitable human will. Shot in Bulgaria, Morocco and India, the film stars Jim Sturgess (Across the Universe, The Other Boleyn Girl), Ed Harris (The Hours) and Colin Farrell (In Bruges) as prisoners of a Soviet Union labor camp, who, along with four others, flee their Siberian Gulag and begin a treacherous journey across thousands of miles of hostile terrain. Academy Award nominee Saoirse Ronan (Atonement, The Lovely Bones) and Mark Strong (Body of Lies) co-star.
Peter Weir has been nominated for the Best Director Oscar four times for the movies "Master & Commander," "The Truman Show," "Dead Poet's Society," "Witness" and
was also nominated for an Academy Award for writing "Green Card."
CAST: Colin Farrell, Ed Harris, Saoirse Ronan, Mark Strong, Jim Sturgess
DIRECTOR: Peter Weir
STUDIO: Newmarket Films
RATING: PG-13 (For violence, nudity)