The Way Back (also known as Finding the Way Back in some markets) is a 2020 American sports drama film directed by Gavin O’Connor and written by Brad Ingelsby. It stars Ben Affleck, Al Madrigal, Michaela Watkins and Janina Gavankar, and follows an alcoholic construction worker who is recruited to become head coach of the basketball team at the high school he used to attend.
The film was theatrically released in the United States on March 6, 2020, by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film has received positive reviews from critics, with Affleck’s performance receiving praise.
Release date: March 6, 2020 (USA)
Director: Gavin O’Connor
Producers: Gavin O’Connor, Jennifer Todd
Production companies: Warner Bros., Pearl Street Films
Screenplay: Gavin O’Connor, Brad Ingelsby