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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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    Feist, Micah P. Hinson, Leonard Cohen & The Buggles: All The Music Featured In 'Take This Waltz'

    Due in theaters this weekend in Canada and in limited release in the U.S. (and currently available on VOD), by now you hopefully know that Sarah Polley’s sophomore release “Take This Waltz” is one of our favorite films of the year so far. Starring Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen...

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    Watch: 2 Clips From Sarah Polley's 'Take This Waltz' Starring Seth Rogen & Michelle Williams

    Did you know that Michael Haneke originally turned his back on Palme d'Or-winning "Amour" because he had seen an unnamed Canadian film that treads the same ground? At the time, we came up with two possibilities for the work being referenced: Denys Arcand's "The Barbarian Invas...

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