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Sarah Polley on Importance of Maintaining 'Ambiguity' in 'Alias Grace' Adaptation

In 1843 two servants in Canada were convicted of murdering their employer and his housekeeper. While the man was hanged for his crimes, the woman was sentenced to life imprisonment. 652 more words

Features

O! Canada Blogathon 2018: Alias Grace

This post is part of the O! Canada Blogathon 2018, hosted by Kristina at Speakeasy and Ruth at Silver Screenings. Read the rest of the posts for this event… 926 more words

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Stories We Tell


Stories We Tell (2012)
★★★ / ★★★★

Michael and Diane Polley have been married for a decade until that “one thing that happened” in Montreal 1978. 589 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

White Lies: How the CBC Stole my Story

In 1998, the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) released a movie based on my life titled White Lies, which starred Sarah Polley.

The film producer and script writer,  2,930 more words

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Happy Birthday: Sarah Polley

  Sarah Polley

Actress | Dawn of the Dead

Sarah Polley is an actress and director renowned in her native Canada for her political activism. Blessed with an extremely expressive face that enables directors to minimize dialog due to her uncanny ability to suggest a character’s thoughts, Polley has become a favorite of critics for her …

Festival

Go

Looking back, I think my love of dystopian Christmas films originated with this week’s pick Go (DVD/Download). For a sullen girl in the 90’s, this film about drug dealers, burnouts, and Timothy Olymphant’s upper body was everything I could ever want. 417 more words

Movie Cocktail

Fixing History: The Interesting Story of the Documentary Film

Ever since the birth of the moving image, we have been obsessed with using cameras to document our ever-changing world.  In fact, the very first films were documentaries, such as the Luminère brothers’ 1895 silent film… 628 more words

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