The Way Back
- Genres: Drama, Adventure, History
- Cast: Colin Farrell, Dejan Angelov, Dragoș Bucur, Ed Harris, Jim Sturgess, Saoirse Ronan, Mark Strong, Alexandru Potocean, Gustaf Skarsgård, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Zachary Baharov, Sally Brunski, Igor Gnezdilov, Stanislav Pishtalov, Mariy Grigorov, Nikolay Stanoev, Stefan Shterev, Yordan Bikov, Ruslan Kupenov, Nikolay Mutafchiev, Valentin Ganev, Anton Trendafilov, Pearce Quigley, Sattar Dikambayev, Haruhiko Yamanouchi, Meglena Karalambova, Irinei Konstantinov
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.