The Way

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

Friday, October 7, 2011 in 30 theaters
On Blu-ray & DVD
MPAA Rating
PG-13 for some thematic elements, drug use and smoking.


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. from

Additional Notes

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