The Way Way Back
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, the introverted Duncan finds an unexpected friend in gregarious Owen (Sam Rockwell), manager of the Water Wizz water park. Through his funny, clandestine friendship with Owen, Duncan slowly opens up to and begins to finally find his place in the world - all during a summer he will never forget.
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- Released: 2013
- Rating: PG-13
- Review: Nat Faxon and Jim Rash earned Oscars (along with Alexander Payne) for adapting the novel The Descendants. The duo's directorial debut, the coming-of-age comedy-drama The Way, Way Back, is an original, but it feels like it's based on a very good young-adult… (more)