The Way Back (2010)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Escape Film, POW Drama  |   Release Date - Dec 29, 2010 (USA - Limited), Jan 21, 2011 (USA - Expanding)  |   Run Time - 133 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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A small band of multicultural convicts stages a daring escape from a World War II-era Siberian gulag, and embarks on a treacherous journey across five countries in a desperate race for freedom and survival. Adapted from author Slavomir Rawicz's gripping memoir The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom, writer/director Peter Weir's sweeping POW drama stars Jim Sturgess, Colin Farrell, Ed Harris, and Saoirse Ronan.

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convict, escape, gulag, world-war

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High Artistic Quality