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    Interview: Sarah Polley Talks The Ethics Of 'Stories We Tell,' Adapting 'Alias Grace' & Revisiting 'Take This Waltz'

    Halfway into Sarah Polley's genre-swapping documentary, “Stories We Tell,” the actor/director takes a break from shooting “Mr. Nobody” with Jared Leto to take a phone call. Still dressed in Neanderthal costume and make-up from the scene, she walks outside, sits on a bench, and reads an email on her ...

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    Trailer Watch: Stories We Tell - Directed by Sarah Polley

    Actress and now very talented director, Sarah Polley has a new documentary that premiered last fall in Toronto. Stories We Tell received a good deal of critical praise as it made its way around the festival circuit last playing in Sundance. Here are our thoughts on the film out of Toronto.

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    Trailer Watch: Sarah Polley's Lovely 'Stories We Tell' Pushes the Line Between Truth and Mythology

    One of the best films to hit the fall 2012 festival circuit, Sarah Polley's documentary memoir "The Stories We Tell," is a portrait of the Canadian writer-director-actress's family history and secrets, and a personal exploration into the smudged line between truth and mythology. Watch the new traile...

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    Watch: Trailer For Sarah Polley's Amazing Family Documentary 'Stories We Tell'

    “I’m interested in the way we tell stories about our lives, about the fact that the truth about the past is often ephemeral and difficult to pin down,” actor/director/writer Sarah Polley says at the beginning of the new trailer for her upcoming documentary, "Stories We Tell," and that ain't the half...

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    For Your Consideration: 5 Directors Who Deserve Oscar Nominations This Year

    Unlike Best Picture, the Best Director category at the Academy Awards is still only made up of five slots, and it's tough to crack in there, especially as nominees are usually aligned with the Best Picture nominees. More than almost any other category, the merits of a film's direction can sometimes ...

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    Heroines of Cinema: An A-Z of Women in Film in 2012

    Given the difficulty in characterising a single year in film, even through a specific prism such as gender, I have opted for the catalogue format of an A-Z review.

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    Sarah Polley, Deepa Mehta, Nisha Pahuja Named to the Top 10 Films of Canada

    Canada’s 12th Annual Top 10 Film list was announced this week. Films by Sarah Polley, Deepa Mehta and Nisha Pahuja were included on the list.

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    TIFF Review: The Stories We Tell - Sarah Polley's Effective New Documentary

    Toronto loves Sarah Polley. The display of that love was evident last week at the premiere of her first documentary Stories We Tell which held its Canadian premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. I was able to see the film with an audience rather than at a press screening, and the lov...

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    Roadside Attractions Picks up Stories We Tell and Imogene

    Roadside Attractions has been on a buying binge here in Toronto and has picked up two women directed and written films from TIFF.

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    Roadside Grabs Polley Doc 'Stories We Tell' for 2013 Stateside Release

    Roadside Attractions has landed, after an aggressive bidding war, all U.S. rights to Canadian actress-writer-filmmaker Sarah Polley's "Stories We Tell."

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