Critics Say “The Way Back” is Oscar-Worthy
Newmarket Films’ The Way Back (PG-13) is about a group of multi-national prisoners during World War II who escape a Siberian gulag, traveling 4,000 miles across five countries. The story follows them through their epic journey across mountains and deserts as they battle the perils of nature and starvation.
The Way Back, based on Slawomir Rawiez’s memoir “The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom”, is scheduled for limited release Dec. 29 in Los Angeles and will hit theatres everywhere else on January 21.
The film’s cast includes multiple acclaimed actors. Jim Sturgress known for his lead roles in 21 and Across the Universe; Colin Farrell, who starred in The New World, Maimi Vice, and Alexander; Saoirse Ronan from The Lovely Bones and Atonement; Mark Strong from Sherlock Holmes and The Young Victoria; Copying Beethoven’s Ed Harris will all star in this film.