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    Trailer Watch: Sarah Polley Directs a Documentary - Stories We Tell

    This is a busy year for Sarah Polley. Her film Take This Waltz is now in release in the US and now she has a documentary premiering at Venice and Toronto.

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    Watch: First Clip From Sarah Polley's New Documentary 'Stories We Tell'

    To most mainstream cinema-goers Sarah Polley will probably still be best known for her role in Zack Snyder’s remake of “Dawn of the Dead,” but with the arrival of her sophomore directorial effort “Take This Waltz” in a number of international markets this week, the focu...

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    Oh, Canada: Toronto Film Festival Announces 2012 Canuck Titles

    The Toronto International Film Festival announced the Canadian features lineup at a press conference in Toronto this afternoon.  The lineup includes first-time feature filmmakers Jason Buxton, Brandon Cronenberg, Igor Drljaca and Kate Melville, as well as filmmakers returning to the Festival &m...

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    Weekly Roundup

    Here's a round-up of some of the stories we didn't get a chance to cover last week but wanted you to know about.

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    Sarah Polley's Family Mythology Documentary 'Stories We Tell' to Have Venice Premiere

    Oscar nominee Sarah Polley's new documentary "Stories We Tell," a collaborative project with the National Film Board of Canada, will have its world premiere in the Venice Days program held during the Venice Film Festival (August 29-September 8).

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    Are Women Directors Entering a Golden Age? Studio 360 Talks to Shelton, Polley

    Are we entering a golden age for women directors in Hollywood? I've been trying to figure out the troubled relationship between women and the film business for decades, so I unloaded for Studio 360's Kurt Andersen, who also talked with Sarah Polley and Lynn Shelton, about how the industry favors ind...

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    Guest Post: Take This Waltz and Female-Centric Love Triangles

    On the heels of Lynn Shelton's Your Sister's Sister comes another indie dramedy about a love triangle, writer-director Sarah Polley's Take This Waltz. Waltz is Polley's follow-up to her universally acclaimed debut, Away With Her, and stars Michelle Williams as Mar...

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    Sarah Polley Talks The Complicated Characters Of 'Take This Waltz,' Magical Creatures & Memories Of "Video Killed The Radio Star"

    Canadian filmmaker Sarah Polley’s sophomore directorial effort, “Take This Waltz” has captivated the Playlist staff-- whether we love it or find it frustrating, it's a unique film that stirs many reactions and it's that quality, in addition to some stunning cinematography and great performances that...

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    Sarah Polley Talks 'Take This Waltz': 'I wanted to make a film about the concept of emptiness'

    "I feel like this film does raise questions that can be uncomfortable for people," Sarah Polley told Indiewire about her second directorial effort, "Take This Waltz." "About familiarity and passion... and whether those things are mutually exclusive. That's been really interesting to get to listen to...

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    15 Great Films About Failing Relationships

    After doing the rounds on VoD for a few weeks, where many of you will have seen it, Sarah Polley's "Take This Waltz" starts to roll out in theaters from tomorrow, and we can't recommend it enough; it's a messy, sometimes frustrating film, but a deeply felt, beautifully made and wonderfully acted one...

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