The Way Way Back
- 103 min
- Directed by: Nat Faxon/Jim Rash
- Written by: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
- Cast: Liam James, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Sam Rockwell, Alison Janney
- UK release: 28 August 2013
14-year-old Duncan (James) is forced to spend an excruciating summer with his well-meaning mother Pam (Collette) and her new partner Trent (Carell) – until he meets Owen (Rockwell), laid-back manager of a nearby pool park. Rockwell is on fine form in a beautifully understated coming-of-age drama with a tender emotional core.
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The Way, Way Back14 Aug 2013
Tender and understated drama from the writers of The Descendants
A coming-of-age comedy-drama, The Way Way Back is the directorial debut from Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, the Oscar-winning screenwriters behind Alexander Payne’s The Descendants. This tale of an awkward-in-his-skin teenager isn’t quite as broadly…
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