The Way Back

The Way Back (2010)

Their escape was just the beginning.

  • Genre: Drama, Adventure, History
  • Release Date: 2010-11-22
  • User Rating: 7.0/10 from 1533 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 13min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Kontsept Film Company
  • Production Country: United Arab Emirates, United States of America
  • Director:
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At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag—to take a perilous and uncertain journey to freedom as they cross deserts, mountains and several nations.

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    Directing Peter Weir Director
    Writing Peter Weir Screenplay
    Production Joni Levin Producer
    Production Nigel Sinclair Producer
    Production Duncan Henderson Production Accountant
    Production Peter Weir Producer
    Production Keith Clark Producer
    Writing Keith R. Clarke Screenplay
    Production Judith Bouley Casting
    Production Lina Todd Casting
    Camera Russell Boyd Director of Photography
    Art John Stoddart Production Design
    Art Kess Bonnet Art Direction
    Art Goro Deyanov Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Wendy Stites Costume Design
    Costume & Make-Up Joseph Cigliano Costume Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Bridget Ostersehlte Costume Supervisor
    Editing Lee Smith Editor
    Crew Emil Gigov Carpenter
    Costume & Make-Up Ina Damianova Costume Supervisor
    Art Anna Hadzhieva Art Department Coordinator
    Crew Zamfir Zamfirov Carpenter
    Crew Vladimir Petkov Carpenter
    Art Aziz Rafiq Art Department Assistant
    Art Emil Gigov Assistant Art Director
    Art Evgeni Yordanov Leadman
    Sound Jenny T. Ward ADR & Dubbing
    Sound Tony Murtagh ADR & Dubbing
    Sound Bruce Emery Dolby Consultant
    Sound Les Fiddess Foley
    Sound Simon Hewitt Foley
    Sound Linda Whittlesey Foley
    Sound Richard King Sound Designer
    Sound Paul Berolzheimer Sound Effects Editor
    Sound Michael W. Mitchell Sound Effects Editor
    Sound Ron Bartlett Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Phil Heywood Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Richard King Supervising Sound Editor
    Crew Jason Troughton Special Effects Coordinator
    Visual Effects Anna Creasy Visual Effects Coordinator
    Visual Effects Gemma James Visual Effects Coordinator
    Crew Alex Meddick Visual Effects Editor
    Crew Nick Murphy Visual Effects Editor
    Visual Effects Richard Thwaites Visual Effects Producer
    Visual Effects Magdalena Wolf Visual Effects Producer
    Visual Effects Dennis Jones Visual Effects Supervisor
    Visual Effects Paul Graff Visual Effects Supervisor
    Visual Effects Tim Crosbie Visual Effects Supervisor
    Crew Kaloian Vodenicharov Stunt Coordinator
    Camera Anton Bakarski Camera Operator
    Lighting Mulchand Dedhia Gaffer
    Lighting Hristo Idakiev Gaffer
    Camera Ivo Peitchev Camera Operator
    Crew Mark Vargo Second Unit Cinematographer
    Camera Lorenzo Senatore Steadicam Operator
    Camera Simon Varsano Still Photographer
    Camera Neven Mihailova Additional Camera
    Lighting Mohammed Amine Hlal Rigging Gaffer
    Camera Miroslav Stoilov First Assistant Camera
    Camera Emiliano Topai First Assistant Camera
    Visual Effects Victor Glushchenko Animation
    Production Salaheddine Benchegra Casting
    Production Poppy Bourchier Casting
    Production Buffy Hall Casting
    Production Mariana Stansheva Casting
    Production Vicky Wildman Casting
    Production Odile Schalit Casting Associate
    Costume & Make-Up Mandira Shukla Costume Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Tsvetanka Anachkova Seamstress
    Costume & Make-Up Dimitar Ferdinandov Seamstress
    Costume & Make-Up Maria Stoyanova Seamstress
    Costume & Make-Up Yolanda Toussieng Hair Department Head
    Costume & Make-Up Desislava Grozdeva Hairstylist
    Costume & Make-Up Dimitrina Stoyanova Hairstylist
    Costume & Make-Up Kathe Swanson Hairstylist
    Costume & Make-Up Edouard F. Henriques Makeup Department Head
    Costume & Make-Up Robin Beauchesne Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Greg Funk Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Yana Stoyanova Makeup Artist
    Editing Rebecca Dunn Digital Intermediate
    Editing Matthew M. North Digital Intermediate
    Editing Anthos Simon Digital Intermediate
    Sound Emily Rogers Swanson Music Editor
    Directing Sylvie Chesneau Script Supervisor
    Production Naomi J. Hall Researcher
    Crew Plamen Slavov Transportation Coordinator
    Crew Lubomir Evtimov Transportation Coordinator
    Writing Slavomir Rawicz Novel
    Sound Burkhard von Dallwitz Original Music Composer
    Production Sana El Kilali Production Supervisor
    Production Emmanuel Pappas Production Supervisor
    Directing Todor Chapkanov First Assistant Director
    Production Scott Rudin Executive Producer
    Production Adam Leipzig Executive Producer
    Production Guy East Executive Producer
    Production Mohamed Khalaf Al-Mazrouei Executive Producer
    Sound Andrew Miller Assistant Sound Editor
    Art Dirk Buchmann Property Master
    Art Sunil Chabra Property Master
    Sound Rick Lisle Dialogue Editor
    Production Jonathan Schwartz Executive Producer
    Directing Richard Goodwin Second Assistant Director