The Way Back
Academy Award® Nominee
Based on a true story, prisoners of a Soviet Union labor camp flee their Siberian Gulag and begin a treacherous journey across thousands of miles of hostile terrain. View more >
violent content, depiction of physical hardships, a nude image and brief strong language
Starring Colin Farrell, Mark Strong, Saoirse Ronan... View more >
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I expect "The Way Back" to be good, but not as good as the 1937 movie "Grand Illusion." But still a good movie. A group of prisoners escape from a Gulage in 1940 and end uyp walking to India. It's a true story. It's based on the novel which became this movie. I like the performances of Ed Harris and Colin Farrell as two of the escapees. But the performer Iike the most is Saoirse Ronan (the only female performer in the movie). She continues to thrill me with her performances in the past three years. She impressed with with her role.
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