- Director Peter Weir
- Runtime 2 hours 14 minutes
- Genres Drama, Adventure, History
- Language English
The Way Back
Their escape was just the beginning.
Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film details their perilous & uncertain journey to freedom, as they cross deserts, mountains, & several nations.