The Way, Way Back
Wednesday 4th December 2013
An awkward, self-conscious teen learns to embrace his individuality with the help of an unconventional mentor in The Way, Way Back, a humorous and heart-warming story of self-discovery from Academy Award® winners Nat Faxon and Jim Rash is released on DVD and Blu-ray on 26th December 2013, courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Written and directed by the Oscar winning writers of The Descendants, The Way, Way Back is the funny and poignant coming of age story of 14-year-old Duncan's (Liam James) summer vacation with his mother, Pam (Toni Collette), her overbearing boyfriend, Trent (Steve Carell), and his daughter, Steph (Zoe Levin). Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen (Sam Rockwell), the carefree manager of the Water Wizz water park. Through his friendship with Owen, Duncan slowly opens up to and begins to finally find his place in the world - all during a summer that will change his life.
The Way, Way Back stars Steve Carell (The 40 Year Old Virgin, The Office), Toni Collette (Little Miss Sunshine, The United States of Tara), Allison Janney (The Help, The West Wing), AnnaSophia Robb (The Carrie Diaries. Soul Surfer), Sam Rockwell (Moon, Iron Man 2), Maya Rudolph (Up All Night, Bridesmaids) and Liam James (2012, The Killing), Amanda Peet (Identity Thief, The Good Wife), Rob Corddry (Warm Bodies, The Daily Show).
The film is written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. The film is produced by Kevin J. Walsh (War of the Worlds, The Hours) and Tom Rice (The Presence, The Rising Place). Executive producers are Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, Ben Nearn (A Friggin' Christmas Miracle), Gigi Pritzker (Drive, Rabbit Hole) and George Parra (Silver Linings Playbook, The Descendants). The creative team includes director of photography John Bailey, ASC (When In Rome, The Producers), production designer Mark Ricker (The Help, Julie And Julia), editor Tatiana S. Riegel, A.C.E. (Lars And The Real Girl, There Will Be Blood), costume designers Ann Roth (The English Patient, The Reader) and Michelle Matland (Hope Springs, Mamma Mia!), music supervisor Linda Cohen (Argo, The Master) and music by Rob Simonsen (Life Of Pi, Moneyball).
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