Four-time Oscar nominee** Ed Harris (Apollo 13), Jim Sturgess (Across the Universe), Oscar nominee*** Saorsie Ronan (Atonement), and Colin Farrell (In Bruges) star in this epic saga of survival from six-time Oscar nomineePeter Weir (Master and Commander: The Far Side of the Moon). Inspired by an incredible true story, THE WAY BACK begins in 1940 when seven prisoners attempt the impossible: escape from a brutal Siberan gulag. Thus begins a treacherous 4,500-mile trek to freedom across the world's most merciless landscapes. Their humanity is further tested when they meet a teenage runway who begs to join them on their quest. A compelling testament to the human spirit, this gripping wilderness adventure is "Peter Weir at his hypnotic best" (Telluride Film Festival). 2010 Siberian Productions, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Distributed by Alliance Films. All Rights Reserved.