An epic prison escape movie directed by six-time Oscar nominee, Peter Weir. The film stars Colin Farrell, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Mark Strong and Saoirse Ronan. Inspired by a true story, it tells the tale of a group of prisoners who escaped the Soviet Gulag in 1940 and traveled over 4000 miles across some of the most dangerous terrain in the world. The film will get an Oscar qualifying run with a limited debut at US theatre on December 26th.
- via The Guardian