• Released
  • November 15, 2002
  • Drama
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The Way Home (2002) Synopsis
A town helps search for a missing boy changing the lives of many of the people involved.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Life-affirming story of love, kinship and sacrifice.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Charming is such an overused, film critic-y designation, but The Way Home is that, and more.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
A sweet, unabashedly sentimental tale.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
If you ever doubted the power and scope of silent film, watch The Way Home. The narrative arc is as broad as any chattering feature, the...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Director Lee has a true cinematic knack, but it's also nice to see a movie with its heart so thoroughly, unabashedly on its sleeve.
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63

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The film is worth watching if only for Kim, who before this had never seen a movie, let alone acted in one.
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63

Miami Herald

By Marta Barber
The film has good actors and enough quirky moments to keep it interesting.
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60

Film Threat

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It’s not hard to see why The Way Home has become such a hit in its native South Korea. The story is a plaintive moral tale, adding the...
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Affecting, even touching, provided you can put up with its sclerotic pace.
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50

Austin Chronicle

By Steve Davis
There’s also something to be said for wanting a little bit more.
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