Rated PG-13 · 115 minutes · 2011

What a strange year for the family Estevez. Although Charlie Sheen dominated the headlines with his talk of “winning” and tiger’s blood (and his appropriate termination from Two and a Half Men), older-brother Emilio Estevez offers up the best work of his career, behind the camera (and a little onscreen) with The Way. Directing the brothers’ more-esteemed father, Martin Sheen, Estevez delivers a moving, inspirational surprise. The title refers to the famed trek of self-revelation that Camino de Santiago and its 500-mile walk has offered over the centuries, which Sheen does to honor the memory of his son. Most movies covering this ground would schmaltz it up, but Estevez plays it as straight as possible. It’s a story. About people. Who want to accomplish something. And the biggest accomplishment here is reserved for Emilio Estevez.
Director: Emilio Estevez
Producer: Alberto Marini, Ramon Estevez and Janet Templeton
Cast: Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, James Nesbitt, Deborah Unger, Joaquim de Almeida, Yorick van Wageningen, Tcheky Karyo, Spencer Garrett, Angela Molina, Antonio Gil, Carlos Leal, Simon Andreu and Eusebio Lazaro


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Pittsburgh City Paper The Way A low-key but entertaining dramedy that delivers both chuckles and poignant moments by Al Hoff 10/26/2011
Boise Weekly The Projector: Movies opening Friday, Oct. 21 Long live the Black Power Movement; bumbling Johnny English can't be killed; a basketball coach refuses to let dreams die; D'Artagnan and his three buddies narrowly avoid constant death threats; after his son's death, a father continues his journey. It's all at the movies. by Garrett Horstmeyer 10/21/2011
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Colorado Springs Independent Opening this week Tower Heist, A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas and other film events around town. 11/03/2011
The Coast Halifax The Way is long Emilio Estevez makes a family drama with his dad, Martin Sheen by Molly Segal 11/10/2011

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