Ten great escapes
In honor of this week's The Way Back, a gulag-breakout movie, we gather our favorite getaways.
Tue Jan 18 2011
CHILDREN OF MEN (2006)
It feels like Clive Owen's eight-minute escape through an urban battle zone occurs in a single, unbroken shot—it was actually five long takes, invisibly spliced together. But editing tricks don't take away from the scene's power: We're right beside the actor, rushing through burnt-out buildings and avoiding the crossfire.—DF