It's nothing short of sensational. A deeply intimate, vastly original and personal piece of work that's spiritual and breathtaking. A truly heartfelt, spirited and wonderfully engaging movie. It's deeply moving, very funny and absolutely gorgeous in its craft and use of scenery. ...
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 irascible American... read more
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Full review at themoviefreakblog.com 11/30
September 16, 2012
Written and directed, and briefly featuring an appearance by Emilio Estevez, this is a moving and heartwarming indie drama (with a fair amount of levity) about one man's quest to find meaning in life.
Estevez directs his father Martin Sheen as a grumpy and irascible opthamologis...
June 30, 2012fb1672039553
A father sets out to mourn and honor his dead son, attempting to make peace with their troubled relationship by walking in his footsteps. The writing doesn't go very far with the internal journey the father must take, which is disappointing. Instead, it fills the movie with contr...
May 22, 2012
Very nicely done. Well made. Enjoyable. Heartwarming film....This film has a nice, easy, slow pace. No fireworks. Just lovely. Inspired me to do this pilgrimage?? Maybe..not sure I would even make it halfway. Maybe if I had a scooter..
May 6, 2012
Life is too big to walk it alone.
Excellent Film! The Way is human, emotive, emotional, and sincere, and for this viewer a good journey. Martin Sheen is a Hollywood icon and a terrific actor but this is probably his best role in years. Sheen gives a powerhouse performance that ...
April 26, 2012
Cast: Martin Sheen, Deborah Kara Unger, James Nesbitt, Yorick van Wageningen, Emilio Estevez, Spencer Garrett, Antonio Gil-Martinez, Carlos Leal, Simón Andreu, Santi Prego
Summary: When his son dies while hiking the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route i...
April 23, 2012
"You don't choose a life, Dad. You live one."
A father heads overseas to recover the body of his estranged son who died while traveling the "El camino de Santiago," and decides to take the pilgrimage himself.
March 12, 2012
The musical montages get a little annoying as the film goes along, but a great performance from Martin Sheen and refusal to go for cheap melodrama makes this a heartfelt European journey flick.
March 2, 2012fb100000145236770
Movies like "The Way" are a great reminder of how underrated some actors are. "The Way" stars Martin Sheen(as Tom) in his best role in years. Tom lives the life as a doctor who plays golf, and doesn't do much else with his time. One day while golfing he gets a phone call that ...
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