The Way Back is a 2010 drama film about a group of prisoners who escape from a Siberian Gulag camp during World War II. The film is directed by Peter Weir from a screenplay also by Weir and Keith Clarke, inspired by The Long Walk , a book by Sławomir Rawicz, a Polish POW in the Soviet Gulag. It stars Jim Sturgess as Janusz, Colin Farrell as Valka, Ed Harris as Mr. Smith, and Saoirse Ronan as Irena, with Alexandru Potocean as Tomasz, Sebastian Urzendowsky as Kazik, Gustaf Skarsgård as Voss, Dragoş Bucur as Zoran, and Mark Strong as Khabarov. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best...
|Release date:||September 3, 2010|
|Directed by:||Peter Weir|
|Producer:||Nigel Sinclair, Duncan Henderson, Peter Weir, Joni Levin|
|Music by:||Burkhard Dallwitz|
|Screenplay by:||Peter Weir, Keith R. Clarke|
|Adapted from:||The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom|
|Genre:||Action Film, Adventure Film|