Away We Go is an American comedy-drama directed by Sam Mendes and written by Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida. 

A Neal Street, Edward Saxon and Big Beach Production for Focus Features.

Away We Go was released in the United States on June 25th, 2009. It also opened the 2009 Edinburgh International Film Festival in the UK with great success. 


Nominated for 6 awards

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This funny and heartfelt film follows the journey of an expectant couple (John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph) as they travel the U.S. in search of the perfect place to put down roots and raise their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover 'home' on their own terms for the first time.

Key Creatives & Cast

Key Creatives
Directed by Sam Mendes
Written by Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida
Produced by Peter Saraf, Edward Saxon & Marc Turtletaub
Executive Produced by Pippa Harris 
Cinematography by Ellen Kuras 
Production Design by Jess Gonchor 
Costume Design by John Dunn
Edited by Sarah Flack 
Music by Alexi Murdoch 
Casting by Ellen Lewis & Debra Zane

John Krasinski
Maya Rudolph
Jeff Daniels
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Allison Janney
Chris Messina
Catherine O'Hara 
Paul Schneider