NO WAY HOME is an outstanding, character-driven drama, steeped in a skid-row sense of reality. Boasting a trio of excellent lead performances, director-writer Buddy Giovinazzo's streetwise tale of two brothers in turmoil contains no false notes. The film unfortunately went the
straight-to-video route in the US.
Joey (Tim Roth) is released from prison after serving six years for murder. He is invited to live in his family's home in Staten Island by his older brother Tommy (James Russo). Tommy's wife Lorraine (Deborah Unger) is reluctant about the arrangment, since money is tight. Slow-witted but
thoughtful, Joey looks for an honest job--as Lorraine worries that ...