FirstLight: Academy Screenings on Maui 2012 Nov 18, 20-21, 23-25 Dec 14, 20-23, 26, 28-30
FIRSTLIGHT FILM DESCRIPTIONS
Running Time: 115 minutes
Friday, December 30 at 5:00pm
Director: Emilio Estevez Cast: Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Deborah Kara Unger
"The Way" is an inspirational story about family, friends, and the challenges of navigating a complicated world. Martin Sheen plays Tom, an American doctor who comes to France to collect the remains of his adult son (played by Emilio Estevez), who died while walking the Camino de Santiago, also known as The Way of Saint James. Embarking on the historical pilgrimage to honor his sonÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s memory, Tom meets other pilgrims from around the world: a Dutchman (Yorick van Wageningen), a Canadian (Deborah Kara Unger) and an Irishman (James Nesbitt). Eventually, Tom discovers the difference between "the life we live and the life we choose." THE WAY, written and directed by Emilio Estevez, was filmed along the actual Camino de Santiago.