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The Way Back

After escaping from a concentration camp in Siberia during WWII, a small and desperate group of prisoners (some of whom are played by Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell and Saoirse Ronan) walk over 4000 miles through unforgiving wilderness to try to find freedom and safety in India. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 133
Theater Release: 28 Jan 2011
Video Release: 22 Apr 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The outbreak of WWII forces a couple of mountain climbers in the same wilderness area to wander around for Seven Years In Tibet. During the same time period, two Jewish brothers escape into the Belarussian forests where they attempt to survive and help others who join them there, in the movie Defiance. A young boy escapes a consecration camp and tries to make his way across Europe in I Am David.

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The Way Back releases to DVD and Blu-ray on April 22, 2011.

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