The Way Back
The Way Back - Trailer
Director Peter WeirYear 2011Genre(s) Dramas
For anyone in the 1940 being held prisoner in a Siberian gulag they knew their lives might not last much longer, when seven inmates hatch -and successfully carry out - a plan to escape under the cover of a blizzard they do not know what their next move will be. Surrounded by unforgiving terrain and traitorous weather conditions, the group decide their only hope is to walk to safety.
Covering thousands of miles and crossing many countries including Mongolia and Tibet, the men hope to reach India. Driven by their will to survive is the only thing that keeps the men alive, the only thing they can do is keep moving.
Based of the novel The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
Running time: 133 minutes
Directed by: Peter Weir
Starring Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, Saoirse Ronan, Mark Strong, Dragos Bucur, Gustaf Skarsgard