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The Way Back

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

January 21, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Peter Weir

Starring :

Colin Farrell, Ed Harris, Jim Sturgess, Saoirse Ronan, Mark Strong, Dragos Bucur, Gustaf Skarsgard

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : B

“..The Way Back tells a compelling story, regardless of whether it's based on truth or a fabrication..”
by Nathan Rabin [AV Club]
2 of 4

“..neither a thrilling sandstorm nor belated personal revelations..”
by Andrew Schenker [Slant Magazine]
2.5 of 4

“..It's awash in vast, unforgiving terrain..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
“..it might be identified as a "small" film..”
by Mark Olsen [LA Times]
“..impressive but not especially immersive true story..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]
3 of 4

“..grueling, inspiring, astonishing to look at..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
Review rate : B

“..follows a familiar narrative path, with mixed results..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
2.5 of 4

“..all these characters are little more than symbols..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
3 of 4

“.."The Way Back" works well enough..”
by Robert W. Butler [Kansas City Star]

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