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The way back / a Newmarket Films in association with Wreken Hill Entertainment and Image Entertainment release ; Exclusive Media Group, National Geographic Entertainment, Imagenation Abu Dhabi present ; an Exclusive Films production ; a Peter Weir film ; screenplay by Peter Weir and Keith Clarke ; produced by Joni Levin, Peter Weir, Duncan Herderson, Nigel Sinclair ; directed by Peter Weir.

Levin, Joni. (Added Author). Herderson, Duncan. (Added Author). Sinclair, Nigel. (Added Author). Boyd, Russell, 1944- (Added Author). Smith, Lee. (Added Author). Dallwitz, Burkhard. (Added Author). Harris, Ed, 1950- (Actor). Sturgess, Jim. (Actor). Ronan, Saoirse, 1994- (Actor). Strong, Mark, 1963- (Actor). Farrell, Colin, 1976- (Actor). Weir, Peter, 1944- (Screenwriter, Director). Clarke, Keith R. (Screenwriter). Rawicz, Slavomir. Long walk. (Added Author). Image Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Newmarket Films. (Added Author). Exclusive Media Group. (Added Author). National Geographic Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Image Nation (Firm) (Added Author). Exclusive Films. (Added Author). Ed Harris, Jim Sturgess, Saoirse Ronan, Colin Farrell, Mark Strong. (Cast).

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Inspired by the book "The long walk" by Slavomir Rawicz.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Russell Boyd ; film editor, Lee Smith ; music, Burkhard Dallwitz.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ed Harris, Jim Sturgess, Saoirse Ronan, Colin Farrell, Mark Strong.
Summary, etc.:
"Inspired by an incredible true story... begins in 1940 when seven prisoners attempt the impossible: escape from a brutal Siberian gulag. Thus begins a treacherous 4,500-mile trek to freedom across the world's most merciless landscapes. They have little food and few supplies. They don't know or trust each other. But together, they must withstand nature at its most extreme. Their humanity is further tested when they meet a teenage runaway who begs to join them on their quest"--Container.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for violent content, depiction of physical hardships, a nude image and brief strong language.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Prisoners and prisons, Russian > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, Polish > Drama.
Escapes > Russia (Federation) > Siberia > Drama.
Prisoners of war > Poland > Drama.
Prisoners of war > Russia (Federation) > Siberia > Drama.
Runaway teenagers > Russia (Federation) > Siberia > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Survival films.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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