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The Way

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Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez | HISTORICAL PILGRIMAGE Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez in The Way

The Way

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
115 minutes
performer:
Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen
director:
Emilio Estevez

We gave it a B+

There’s a contemplative loveliness to The Way, an affecting personal project both for Emilio Estevez, who wrote, directed, and plays a small role, and for his father, Martin Sheen. Sheen plays a self-absorbed eye doctor who begins to see the world with new eyes as he makes a pilgrimage along the historical Camino de Santiago — the Way of Saint James — across the Pyrenees. As he meets other pilgrims, this humbled doc discovers what it means to be engaged in one’s own life. B+

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