The Way

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Running Time:  121 min.
Release Date: November 4, 2011 (limited)
DVD: February 21, 2012

Current rating: Rating: 4.53
based on 126 votes and 35 reviews
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Cast: Martin Sheen, Deborah Kara Unger, Tcheky Karyo, James Nesbitt, Emilio Estevez


Tom (Martin Sheen), an American doctor, comes to St. Jean Pied de Port, France to collect the remains of his adult son, killed in the Pyrenees in a storm while walking The Camino de Santiago, also known as The Way of Saint James. Driven by his profound sadness and desire to understand his son better, Tom decides to embark on the historical pilgrimage, leaving his "California bubble life" behind.

Director: Emilio Estevez
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Julio Fernández, David Alexanian, Emilio Estevez
Screenplay: Emilio Estevez
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  • 4 stars "Excellent Movie"
  • 5 stars "It is like an awakening to stay warm with family."
  • 5 stars "a touching adult movie - I have recommended this to several friends."