"The Way" is a powerful and inspirational story about family, friends and the challenges we face while navigating this ever-changing and complicated world. Martin Sheen plays Tom, an American doctor who comes to St. Jean Pied de Port, France to collect the remains of his adult son (played by Emilio Estevez), killed in the Pyrenees in a storm while walking the Camino de Santiago, also known as The Way of Saint James. Rather than return home, Tom decides to embark on the historical pilgrimage to honor his son's desire to finish the journey. What Tom doesn't plan on is the profound impact the journey will have on him and his "California Bubble Life". Inexperienced as a trekker, Tom soon discovers that he will not be alone on this journey. On his journey, Tom meets other pilgrims from around the world, each with their own issues and looking for greater meaning in their lives: a Dutchman (Yorick van Wageningen), a Canadian (Deborah Kara Unger) and an Irish writer (James Nesbitt), who is ...
Life is too big to walk it alone.
19 November 2010 (Spain)
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Opening Weekend USA: $110,418,
9 October 2011
Gross USA: $4,430,765
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $9,903,618
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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While directing, Emilio Estevez
worked each day dressed as Daniel so he could quickly jump into the scene. See more
At 50 minutes in, Tom is with a group of peregrinos and talking to Father Frank (from New York) when they pass the church of Santa Maria de Eunate on their right, which means that they are not on the Camino Francés, but walking northwards towards Obanos. See more
Well, Jack, maybe a dog fight near a cheese farm is simply a dog fight near a cheese farm.
AH! Okay... That's good. That... is very... good! Maybe I should adopt a more conservative attitude instead of trying to tickle meaning out of every curve in the road. Oh, Christ... I haven't had an original thought in months! Writer's block...
by Tyler Bates
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