The Way You Don't Choose A Life. You Live One.

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2011 | PG-13 | Comedy Drama

Martin Sheen plays Tom, an American doctor who 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, a... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, October 7, 2011 in 30 theaters

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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DIRECTOR

Emilio Estevez

Screenwriter

Emilio Estevez

COMPANies

ARC Entertainment & 3 more

Rating MPAA

PG-13 for some thematic elements, drug use and smoking

Storyline

Martin Sheen plays Tom, an American doctor who 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 St. 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.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • "The Way" was filmed entirely in Spain and France along the actual Camino de Santiago.

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