Away From Her
- 110 min
- Directed by: Sarah Polley
- Written by: Alice Munro (story), Sarah Polley (screenplay)
- Cast: Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, Olympia Dukakis, Kristen Thomson, Michael Murphy, Wendy Crewson
- Website: www.memory-catcher.net
Polley's first feature film as director stars screen legend Christie as a woman whose long and happy marriage is threatened by Alzheimer's, leading to confusion, recriminations and revenge among two elderly couples. Not afraid of tackling hard-hitting subjects or injecting the odd bit of humour, this is a beautifully low-key, intelligent debut.
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Away From Her23 Apr 2007
DRAMA Canadian short and TV filmmaker Sarah Polley’s leap into feature film directing is a moving adaptation of Alice Munro’s short story The Bear Came Over the Mountain. Set in present day Ontario, middle class Fiona (Julie Christie) and Grant…
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