Yahoo! has premiered the first domestic trailer for Peter Weir’s latest film, The Way Back. The story documents a group of escaped prisoners as they escape the Gulag in 1940 and try and make their way across the USSR.
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Synopsis: Inspired by Slavomir Rawicz’s acclaimed novel, “The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom” as well as other real life accounts, six time Oscar nominated director Peter Weir’s (“Witness”, “Master And Commander”, & “Dead Poet’s Society”) “The Way Back” is a remarkable adventure story chronicling the escape of a small group of multi-national prisoners from a Siberian gulag in 1940 and their epic life affirming journey over thousands of miles across five hostile countries.
The movie stars Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, Jim Sturgess, Saoirse Ronan and Mark Strong.
The Way Back hit limited U.S. theaters on December 29 before getting wider release on January 21, 2011.